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Product score: 03

Data Availability:

Limited

OSEA Undaria Body Polish

OSEA Undaria Body Polish

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CATEGORY

Exfoliant/Scrub

BRAND

OSEA

DATA LAST UPDATED

May 2021

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • MODERATE
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ALEURITES MOLUCCANUS (KUKUI) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
SORBITAN OLIVATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - emulsifying agent, emulsifying
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Ingredient score: 01
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, masking, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
PUMICE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive, bulking agent, bulking, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
GLYCERYL STEARATE SE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - emulsifying agent, emulsifying
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient score: 02
CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CANNABIS SATIVA SEED OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, emollient, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
LITCHI CHINENSIS SEED POWDER
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive
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Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, humectant, oral care agent;oral health care drug, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin protectant, viscosity decreasing agent, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDROXYPROPYL STARCH PHOSPHATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) bulking agent, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, bulking, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
UNDARIA PINNATIFIDA EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning, skin protecting
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Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, humectant, oral care agent;oral health care drug, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin protectant, viscosity decreasing agent, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
GIGARTINA STELLATA EXTRACT
Appeared as: GIGARTINA STELLATA/KAPPAPHYCUS ALVAREZII EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin protecting
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Ingredient score: 01
CORALLINA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 02
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Appeared as: CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
CAPRYLYL GLYCERYL ETHER
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - cleansing agent, surfactant - foam booster, cleansing, foam boosting, surfactant
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Ingredient score: 02
PROPANEDIOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) solvent, viscosity decreasing agent, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 02
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) POWDER
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) bulking agent, bulking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)
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Ingredient score: 01
XANTHAN GUM
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, surfactant -emulsifying agent, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, binding, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, gel forming, skin conditioning, surfactant, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 02
CITRIC ACID
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, fragrance ingredient, ph adjuster, buffering, chelating, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 05
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: PIPER MENTHA (PEPPERMINT) PIPERITA OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 03
CYMBOPOGON (LEMON GRASS) OIL
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 03
SODIUM BENZOATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative, anticorrosive, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
POTASSIUM SORBATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua, Aleurites Moluccanus (Kukui) Seed Oil, Sorbitan Olivate, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Oil, Pumice, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil, Litchi Chinensis Seed Powder, Glycerin, Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate, Undaria Pinnatifida Extract, Glycerin (and) Gigartina Stellata/Kappaphycus Alvarezii Extract (and) Corallina Officinalis Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia Oil, Caprylhydroxamic Acid (and) Caprylyl Glyceryl Ether (and) Propanediol, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Powder, Xanthan Gum, Citric Acid, Piper Mentha (Peppermint) Piperita OIL, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus (Lemongrass) Oil, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate

Product's animal testing policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.


PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

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Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

LEARN MORE ON LEAPINGBUNNY.ORG

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED® mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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