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Banila Co Hi Bye Vita-Peel Clear Pads

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Banila Co Hi Bye Vita-Peel Clear Pads product label collected on August 31, 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 Banila Co Hi Bye Vita-Peel Clear Pads is 5.

Data last updated: August 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Limited

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

Good

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

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

None

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

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

None

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

Fair

Fair

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

None
CITRUS SEED OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL

Fair

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited
THIAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE
Appeared as: THIAMINE HCL

Limited
L-CARNITINE HYDROCHLORIDE
Appeared as: CARNITINE HCL

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Fair
VITAMIN B3
Appeared as: PANTOTHENIC ACID

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

Fair

Fair
CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B12)
Appeared as: CYANOCOBALAMIN

Limited
ACTINIDIA CHINENSIS (KIWI) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACTINIDIA CHINENSIS (KIWI) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

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

Limited

Fair

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, Glycerin, Propanediol, PEG/PPG-17/6 Copolymer, Butylene Glycol, Urea, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Caprylyl Glycol, Cellulose Gum, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Alcohol, Disodium EDTA, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil, Sodium Hyaluronate, Ascorbic Acid, Riboflavin, Folic Acid, Retinyl Palmitate, Biotin, Thiamine HCl, Carnitine HCl, Tocopherol, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Sodium Lactate, Citric Acid, Sodium PCA, Lactic Acid, Malic Acid, Glycolic Acid, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Fruit Extract, Pyruvic Acid, Cyanocobalamin, Glyceryl Linoleate, Actinidia Chinensis (Kiwi) Fruit Extract, Glyceryl Arachidonate, Glyceryl Linolenate, Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract, Tartaric Acid

Directions from packaging:

Cleanse and rinse your face thoroughly before applying. Pull one pad and gently wipe your face using the microfiber netting side. Do not scrub. Focus on areas where dead skin cells are often formed. Switch the pad to the cotton side to gently wipe to help smooth your skin texture. Lightly tap the remaining essence until absorbed.

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