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Ahc Aqualuronic Cleanser

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Ahc Aqualuronic Cleanser product label collected on September 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 Ahc Aqualuronic Cleanser is 5.

Data last updated: September 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • 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
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE/PARFUM

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

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

None

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited
ENTEROMORPHA COMPRESSA (LINNAEUS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ENTEROMORPHA COMPRESSA EXTRACT

Limited
CODIUM TOMENTOSUM (ALGAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CODIUM TOMENTOSUM EXTRACT

Robust

None

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
SAPONARIA OFFICINALIS (SOAPWORT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SAPONARIA OFFICINALIS LEAF/ROOT EXTRACT

None
MARIS AQUA
Appeared as: SEA WATER/MARIS AQUA/EAU DE MER

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

None

None

Fair
CERAMIDE
Appeared as: CERAMIDE NS

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited
CERAMIDE 4
Appeared as: CERAMIDE AS

Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (TASMANIAN BLUE GUM) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

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/EAU, GLYCERIN, POTASSIUM PALMITATE, POTASSIUM STEARATE, POTASSIUM MYRISTATE, COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, POTASSIUM LAURATE, PALMITIC ACID, MYRISTIC ACID, LAURIC ACID, STEARIC ACID, ENTEROMORPHA COMPRESSA EXTRACT, CODIUM TOMENTOSUM EXTRACT, SODIUM CHLORIDE, UNDARIA PINNATIFIDA EXTRACT, FRAGRANCE/PARFUM, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, SODIUM BENZOATE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, PEG-14M, ARACHIDIC ACID, CELLULOSE GUM, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, DISODIUM EDTA, SILICA, CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACT, SAPONARIA OFFICINALIS LEAF/ROOT EXTRACT, SEA WATER/MARIS AQUA/EAU DE MER, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, HYDROGENATED LECITHIN, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, SODIUM HYALURONATE, CERAMIDE NP, CERAMIDE AP, CERAMIDE NS, CHOLESTEROL, CERAMIDE AS, EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS LEAF EXTRACT, MADECASSIC ACID, PHYTOSPHINGOSINE, ASIATICOSIDE, ASIATIC ACID, CERAMIDE EOP

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