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Okay Purifying Charcoal Peel Off Black Mask

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Okay Purifying Charcoal Peel Off Black Mask product label collected on October 27, 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 Okay Purifying Charcoal Peel Off Black Mask is 6.

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Data last updated: October 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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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)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSEMARY EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Good
LECITHIN
Appeared as: LECITIN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

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

Robust

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

None

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: AVENA SATIVA EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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, POLYVINYL ALCOHOL, GLYCERIN, CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL EXTRACT, PEG-8, PANTHENOL, FRAGRANCE, CELLULOSE GUM, ACTIVATED CARBON, ROSEMARY EXTRACT, AVENA SATIVA EXTRACT, CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT, ZINC GLUCONATE, LECITIN, RETINYL PALMITATE, ARACHIDYL PROPIONATE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, ETHYL LINOLENATE, XANTHAN GUM, TETRASODIUM EDTA, LIMONENE, LINALOOL, GERANIOL.

Directions from packaging:

Apply a thick, opaque, even layer to clean, dry skin. Avoid eye area, eyebrows, hairline and lips. Leave on for 30 minutes or until completely dry. Gently peel off mask from outer edges and rinse off any residue. Follow with moisturizer. Use once or twice a week. Warning: For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. If contact occurs, rinse eyes thoroughly with water. Do not use on skin that is irritated, broken or sunburned. If irritation develops, discontinue use immediately and consult a physician. Avoid contact with clothing. If contact occurs, rinse immediately with warm water.

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