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Follain Clarifying Spot Gel Oil Control

EWG scientists reviewed the Follain Clarifying Spot Gel Oil Control product label collected on January 12, 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. Follain Clarifying Spot Gel Oil Control is EWG VERIFIED™.

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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None

Fair

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

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

Limited
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX ALBA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF WATER
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF WATER

None

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) WATER
Appeared as: ZINGIBER OFFICINALE WATER (GINGER)

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

None

None

Fair

None

Limited
NELUMBO NUCIFERA (SACRED LOTUS) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: NELUMBO NUCIFERA FLOWER EXTRACT

None
NYMPHAEA COERULEA FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: NYMPHAEA CAERULEA FLOWER EXTRACT

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

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water/Aqua/Eau, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Water, Isoamyl Laurate, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Water, Glycerin, Propanediol, Isododecane, Neopentyl Glycol Diethylhexanoate, Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6, Arginine, Epilobium Fleischeri Extract, Nelumbo Nucifera Flower Extract, Nymphaea Caerulea Flower Extract, Tasmannia Lanceolata Fruit Extract, Salvia Sclarea (Clary) Extract, 1,2-Hexanediol, Panthenol, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Benzoic Acid, Ethylhexylglycerin, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate

Directions from packaging:

Smooth a thin, even layer onto clean skin, where needed. Reapply up to three times a day.

Warnings from packaging:

For External Use Only

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