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Clinique Rinse-Off Foaming Cleanser

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Clinique Rinse-Off Foaming Cleanser product label collected on April 29, 2020 for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for Clinique Rinse-Off Foaming Cleanser is 2.

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Data last updated: April 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited
EXT. D&C VIOLET NO. 2 (CI 60730)
Appeared as: EXT. VIOLET 2 (CI 60730)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair
FD&C RED NO. 4 (CI 14700)
Appeared as: RED 4 (CI 14700)

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATERAQUAEAU

None

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None
POTASSIUM STEARATE
Appeared as: POTASSIUM STERATE

None

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WaterAquaEau , Potassium Myristate , Glycerin , Potassium Behenate , Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate , Potassium Palmitate , Potassium Laurate, Potassium Sterate , Peg-3 Distearate , Cholesteryl Hydroxystearate , Butylene Glycol , Sodium Hyaluronate , Trisodium Edta , Disodium Edta , Phenoxyethanol , Ext. Violet 2 (Ci 60730) , Red 4 (Ci 14700)

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