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Earth Therapeutics, Micellar Cleansing Water

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Earth Therapeutics, Micellar Cleansing Water product label collected on July 02, 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 Earth Therapeutics, Micellar Cleansing Water is 5.

Data last updated: July 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: MELALEUCA ALTEMIFOLIA LEAF OIL* (TEA TREE)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS FRUIT EXTRACT* (ORANGE)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA FLOWER EXTRACT* (CHAMOMILE)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA LEAF EXTRACT* (TEA TREE)

Limited
ACTIVATED CHARCOAL
Appeared as: CHARCOAL POWDER**

Fair

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO SEED BUTTER* (COCOA)

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER* (SHEA)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT* (ALOE VERA)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

None

None

Fair

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE ** (ALOE VERA)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

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:

WATER/AQUA, PEG-7 GLYCERYL COCOATE, METHYLPROPANEDIOL, GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE), PEG-40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL, MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF EXTRACT*, CHARCOAL POWDER**, MELALEUCA ALTEMIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL*, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT*, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL*, THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER*, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER*, ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT*, MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) FRUIT EXTRACT*, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT*, LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT**, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E), BETA-GLUCAN, ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE **, SODIUM HYALURONATE, HYDROXYACETOPHENONE, CITRIC ACID, SODIUM CITRATE, ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C), PARFUM, DISODIUM EDTA, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL

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