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Bioelements Urban Undo Cleanser

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Bioelements Urban Undo Cleanser product label collected on January 11, 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 Bioelements Urban Undo Cleanser is 3.

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Data last updated: January 2021

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

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 (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (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
CITRUS RETICULATA LEAF OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS RETICULATA (TANGERINE) LEAF OIL

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 77004
Appeared as: BENTONITE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA; EAU)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

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

None

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) OIL
Appeared as: SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY) OIL

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), Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate, Glycerin, Bentonite, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Kaolin, Propanediol, Copper PCA, Malachite Extract, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Decyl Glucoside, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Flower Oil, Citrus Reticulata (Tangerine) Leaf Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Lavandula Hybrida Oil, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Oil, Salvia Sclarea (Clary) Oil, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Phenoxyethanol, Xanthan Gum, Ethylhexylglycerin, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Hydroxide

Directions from packaging:

Massage a small amount onto wet skin for up to 1 minute. Rinse. Use at night from once a week, up to nightly as needed. A little goes a long way.

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