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Upcircle Exfoliating Body Scrub, Coffee and Cacao

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Upcircle Exfoliating Body Scrub, Coffee and Cacao product label collected on November 09, 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 Upcircle Exfoliating Body Scrub, Coffee and Cacao is 2.

Data last updated: November 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
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE, METHYLPARABEN, and TRICLOSAN)

Good

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

None

Robust

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT OIL

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

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI OIL
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON MARTINII (PALMAROSA) OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Fair

• 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:

Coffea Arabica Seed Powder, Sucrose, Sodium Chloride, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Oil, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Extract, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed Extract, Citrus Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil, Benzyl Alcohol, Cymbopogon Martinii (Palmarosa) Oil, Potassium Sorbate, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Dehydroacetic Acid, Benzoic Acid, Sorbic Acid, Limonene*, Linalool*. *Natural constituent of essential oils listed.

Directions from packaging:

Shake scrub vigorously to mix before applying to damp skin in circular motions. Leave for a few moments before washing off with water. This scrub should be used up to three times per week.

Warnings from packaging:

Precautions: Shake well before use. If irritation occurs discontinue use. Do not eat - for external use only. Keep product cool and out of direct sunlight.

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