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Banish All Clear Cleanser, Mint

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Banish All Clear Cleanser, Mint product label collected on December 11, 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 Banish All Clear Cleanser, Mint is 2.

Data last updated: December 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
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) LEAF
Appeared as: MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: CHAMAEMELUM NOBILE (CHAMOMILE) LEAF EXTRACT

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

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA LEAF) LEAF JUICE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CUCUMIS SATIVA (CUCUMBER) PEEL EXTRACT

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (PROVITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
GLUCONOLACTONE
Appeared as: GLUCONOLACTONE (SUGAR FERMENTATION)

Fair
ALLANTOIN
Appeared as: ALLANTOIN (ORGANIC COMFREY ROOT)

Fair
XANTHAN GUM
Appeared as: XANTHAMONAS CAMPESTRIS GUM (XANTHAN)

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT OIL
Appeared as: ESSENTIAL OILS OF GINGER (ZINGIBER OFFICINATE) ROOT OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT)
Appeared as: CITRUS PARADISII (GRAPEFRUIT)

Limited

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:

Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera Leaf) Leaf Juice, Decyl Glucoside, Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate, Organic Vegetable Glycerin, Cucumis Sativa (Cucumber) Peel Extract, Chamaemelum Nobile (Chamomile) Leaf Extract, Panthenol (Provitamin B5), Gluconolactone (Sugar Fermentation), Allantoin (Organic Comfrey Root), Xanthamonas Campestris (Xanthan) Gum, Organic Essential Oils of Ginger (Zingiber officinate) Root Oil, Citrus Paradisii (Grapefruit), Mentha Piperita (Peppermint), Mentha Spicata (Spearmint)

Directions from packaging:

Apply small amount of cleanser to damp face and massage for 30-60 seconds. Rinse off with water. Use daily, twice a day.

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