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Pangea Facial Scrub, All Skin Types

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Pangea Facial Scrub, All Skin Types product label collected on January 05, 2021 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 Pangea Facial Scrub, All Skin Types is 3.

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Data last updated: January 2021

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (SWEET ORANGE) PEEL OIL

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

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

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASENA FLOWER EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERINE

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

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER (AQUA)

Limited
VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) EXTRACT

None
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS OLEOSOMES
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS OLEOSOMES (SAFFLOWER)

Limited

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL (SDA 38-B LAVENDER)

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

Limited
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE (RSPO PALM KERNEL) OIL

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

Limited

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE (RSPO CERTIFIED)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL UNSAPONIFIABLES
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (HIGH OLEIC SUNFLOWER SEED) OIL

Limited

None

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICNALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT

None

Fair

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice*, Purified Water (Aqua), Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Extract, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Oleosomes, Vigna Angularis (Adzuki Bean)*, Alcohol (SDA 38-B Lavender)*, Ethylhexyl Palmitate (RSPO Palm Kernel Oil), Glyceryl Stearate SE, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (RSPO Certified), Glycerin (Vegetable), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter*, Pumice, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Decyl Glucoside, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil, Helianthus Annuus (High Oleic Sunflower Seed) Oil*, Cucurbita Pepo (Pumpkin) Seed Oil*, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Flower Oil, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Sweet Orange) Peel Oil, Cymbopogon Martini (Palmarosa) Oil, Rose Flower Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerine, Xanthan Gum, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Rosa Damasena Flower Extract*, Rosmarinus Officnalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract*, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract*, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract*, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Ascorbic Acid. *Organic Ingredients. This product is vegan and gluten-free.

Directions from packaging:

Following Facial Cleanser, add a quarter-sized amount into your palm, rub palms together, and massage Facial Scrub gently and thoroughly onto your face, neck, and d collet . Pay extra attention to your nose it will thank you visibly. Gently rub onto lips for light exfoliation of dry, chapped skin. Remove with a damp cloth. May use daily. Follow with Facial Toner, Serum, and Cream. Gentle and effective for all skin types.

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