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Authentic Skin Remedies Quench

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Authentic Skin Remedies Quench product label collected on May 19, 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 Authentic Skin Remedies Quench is 6.

Data last updated: May 2021

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

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)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • 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
Fair
RETINOL (VITAMIN A)
Appeared as: VITAMIN A

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Fair
IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE
Appeared as: IODOPROPYNL BUTYLCARBAMATE (GERMALL PLUS)

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARNICA MONTANA (ORGANIC ARNICA) EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: MATRICARIA RECUTITA (ORGANIC CHAMOMILE) EXTRACT

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Limited
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE
Appeared as: OCTYL PALMITATE

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (ORGANIC SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (ORGANIC SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL

Limited

Fair

Fair
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) OIL
Appeared as: SESAMUM INDICUM (ORGANIC SESAME) SEED OIL

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (ORGANIC JOJOBA) SEED OIL

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (ORGANIC SHEA) FRUIT BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (ORGANIC OLIVE) OIL

Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL
Appeared as: GLYCINE SOJA (ORGANIC SOYBEAN) OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS (ORGANIC ALOE) EXTRACT

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

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PRO VITAMIN B5

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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.

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:

Purified water, arnica montana (organic arnica) extract, matricaria recutita (organic chamomile) extract, organic glycerin, Octyl Palmitate, Helianthus annuus (Organic Sunflower) Seed Oil, Carthamus tinctorius (Organic Safflower) Seed Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Carbomer, Sesamum indicum (Organic Sesame) Seed Oil, Simmondsia chinensis (Organic Jojoba) Seed Oil, Butyrospermum parkii (Organic Shea Butter) Fruit, Olea europaea (Organic Olive) Oil, Glycine soja (Organic Soybean) oil, Aloe barbadensis (Organic Aloe) Extract, Vitamin A, Pro Vitamin B5, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Triethanolamine, Polysorbate 60, Diazolidinyl Urea, Iodopropynl Butylcarbamate (Germall Plus), Fragrance, Phenoxyethanol

Directions from packaging:

Application: Use as a rich nightime facial & under eye moisturizer or nicely layer over GLOSS essential bath and body oil. Delicately massage a light layer of rich body balm to entire body, especially hands and feet.

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