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COSRX Cica Cleanser

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the COSRX Cica Cleanser product label collected on May 06, 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 COSRX Cica Cleanser is 1.

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Data last updated: May 2021

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS LEAF OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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)

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

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

Limited

None

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
OCIMUM BASILICUM (SWEET BASIL) OIL
Appeared as: OCIMUM BASILICUM (BASIL) OIL

Limited

Limited
QUILLAJA SAPONARIA (SOAPBARK) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: QUILLAJA SAPONARIA BARK EXTRACT

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

Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT

None

Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTELLA ASIATICA ROOT EXTRACT

None

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited
PINUS PINASTER (MARITIME PINE) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: PINUS PINASTER BARK EXTRACT

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, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate, Stearyl Alcohol, Coco-Betaine, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Sodium Chloride, Coco-Glucoside, Caprylyl Glycol, Glyceryl Caprylate, Citric Acid, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil, Disodium EDTA, Ocimum Basilicum (Basil) Oil, 1,2-Hexanediol, Quillaja Saponaria Bark Extract, Propanediol, Centella Asiatica Extract, Centella Asiatica Leaf Extract, Centella Asiatica Root Extract, Saccharomyces Ferment, Ethylhexylglycerin, Asiatic Acid, Asiaticoside, Madecassic Acid, Madecassoside, Pinus Pinaster Bark Extract

Directions from packaging:

Gently massage the cleanser onto damp skin. Rinse thoroughly with warm water.

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