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Renee Rouleau Purifying Face Wash

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Renee Rouleau Purifying Face Wash product label collected on March 18, 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 Renee Rouleau Purifying Face Wash is 3.

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Data last updated: March 2021

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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited
PHENOXYETHANOL
Appeared as: PHENOXYETHANOL (ANTIMICROBIAL)

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ROMAN CHAMOMILE (ANTHEMIS NOBILIS) FLOWER OIL

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

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: GREEN TEA (CAMELLIA OLEIFERA) LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN (SKIN CONDITIONER)

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

Robust

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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

Limited
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA OIL
Appeared as: LAVANDIN ABRIALIS (LAVANDULA HYBRIDA) OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOL
Appeared as: BUTYLENE GLYCOL (WATER-BINDING HUMECTANT)

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

None
SEA WHIP EXTRACT
Appeared as: SEA WHIP (PSEUDOPTEROGORGIA ELIZABETHAE) EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
GERANIUM MACULATUM (SPOTTED CRANESBILL) OIL
Appeared as: GERANIUM BOURBON (GERANIUM MACULATUM) OIL

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (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:

Water, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate (gentle foaming agent), Sodium Lauroyl Oat Amino Acids, Lauramidopropyl Betaine, Acrylates Copolymer (thickening agent), Roman Chamomile (Anthemis Nobilis) Flower Oil, Allantoin, Green Tea (Camellia Oleifera) Leaf Extract, Panthenol, Clary Sage (Salvia Sclarea) Oil, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Lavandin Abrialis (Lavandula Hybrida) Oil, Geranium Bourbon (Geranium Maculatum) Oil, Disodium EDTA, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol (water-binding humectant), Sea Whip (Pseudopterogorgia Elizabethae) Extract, Ylang Ylang (Cananga Odorata) Flower Oil, Pentylene Glycol, Potassium Hydroxide (pH adjuster), Ethylhexylglycerin (skin conditioner) , Phenoxyethanol (antimicrobial preservative), Grapefruit (Citrus Grandis) Peel Oil.

Directions from packaging:

To effectively use Purifying Face Wash to gently clean sensitive skin, apply a small amount to damp skin. Rub in circular motions for 30 seconds and rinse well with lukewarm water. Pat skin dry and immediately follow with an alcohol-free toner, serum and moisturizer for your skin type.

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