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Biologique Recherche Huile Fondamentale

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Biologique Recherche Huile Fondamentale product label collected on June 02, 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 Biologique Recherche Huile Fondamentale is 1.

Data last updated: June 2021

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Limited

None

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

None

Limited

Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

None

Limited
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
Appeared as: POGOSTEMON CABLIN OIL

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Limited
AMYRIS BALSAMIFERA (WEST INDIAN ROSEWOOD) BARK OIL
Appeared as: AMYRIS BALSAMIFERA BARK OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

Limited
3-METHYL BUTYL ACETATE
Appeared as: ISOAMYL ACETATE

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

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:

Macadamia ternifolia seed oil, oryza sativa (rice) bran oil, camellia japonica seed oil, gossypium herbaceum (cotton) seed oil, plukenetia volubilis seed oil, santalum album (sandalwood) seed oil, olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract, salicornia herbacea extract, simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed extract, olea europaea (olive) fruit extract, olea europaea (olive) leaf extract, undaria pinnatifida extract, pogostemon cablin oil, tocopherol, caprylic/capric triglyceride, amyris balsamifera bark oil, triethyl citrate, geranyl acetate, vanillin, isoamyl acetate, phenethyl alcohol.

Directions from packaging:

Body:Apply onto the entire body in circular massage movements until the product has been completely absorbed.Hair: Apply generously from the strands to the ends by sliding locks between your fingers. Leave on for 20 minutes or overnight, then emulsify with warm water and rinse. Shampoo as usual. Beard:This product is also suitable for use on beards. Warm a few drops of oil in the palms of your hands. Apply by massaging the beard from bottom to top and make sure the product penetrates the skin. Finally, style your beard downwards with your fingers or a comb. For optimal results, reapply in the evening before going to bed for a soft and strong beard.

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