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Frank Body Original Face Scrub

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Frank Body Original Face Scrub product label collected on July 03, 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 Frank Body Original Face Scrub is 2.

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Data last updated: July 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited
ROSE HIPS FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FRUIT (ROSEHIP) OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
CITRIC ACID
Appeared as: CITRIC ACID (CORN)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: INGREDIENTS WATER (AQUA)

Fair
KAOLIN
Appeared as: KAOLIN (WHITE CLAY)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA (BAMBOO) STEM POWDER
Appeared as: BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA STEM (BAMBOO) POWDER

Limited
JUGLANS REGIA (PERSIAN WALNUT) SHELL POWDER
Appeared as: JUGLANS REGIA (WALNUT) SHELL POWDER

None

Limited
SODIUM LAUROYL METHYL ISETHIONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM LAUROYL METHYL ISETHIONATE (NATURAL SURFACTANT)

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Robust
HONEY
Appeared as: HONEY (MEL)

Limited
OLUS
Appeared as: OLUS (VEGETABLE) OIL

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Good

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
XANTHAN GUM
Appeared as: XANTHAN GUM (SUGAR)

Fair
DEHYDROACETIC ACID
Appeared as: DEHYDROACETIC ACID. TOTAL NATURALLY DERIVED

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

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:

WATER (AQUA), KAOLIN (WHITE CLAY), COFFEA ARABICA SEED POWDER, CETEARYL OLIVATE, BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA STEM (BAMBOO) POWDER, JUGLANS REGIA (WALNUT) SHELL POWDER, SORBITAN OLIVATE, SODIUM LAUROYL METHYL ISETHIONATE (NATURAL SURFACTANT), VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL, GLYCERIN, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL, HONEY (MEL), OLUS (VEGETABLE) OIL, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER, TOCOPHEROL, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, ROSA CANINA FRUIT (ROSEHIP) OIL, CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN), XANTHAN GUM (SUGAR), CITRIC ACID (CORN), BENZYL ALCOHOL (CINNAMON DERIVED), POTASSIUM SORBATE, DEHYDROACETIC ACID. TOTAL NATURALLY DERIVED: 99.5%

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