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Bettr Facial Cleanser, Clean Bettr

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Bettr Facial Cleanser, Clean Bettr product label collected on June 08, 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 Bettr Facial Cleanser, Clean Bettr is 3.

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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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • 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
Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS FLOWER OIL

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA FLOWER EXTRACT* (MATRICARIA)

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ALCOHOL ETHOXYLATES (C12-15)
Appeared as: C12-15 PARETH-12

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

None

Limited

None
LAUROYL METHYL GLUCAMIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLOYL/CAPROYL METHYL GLUCAMIDE

Robust

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ACTIVATED CHARCOAL
Appeared as: CHARCOAL POWDER

None

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

Limited
BAMBUSA VULGARIS (BAMBOO) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BAMBUSA VULGARIS LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

Limited

None

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (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:

Water, Acrylates Copolymer, Glycerin, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, C12-15 Pareth-12, Olive Oil PEG-7 Esters, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, PEG-90 Glyceryl Isostearate, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Isopentyldiol, Sodium Cocoamphoacetate, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate, Sodium PEG-7 Olive Oil Carboxylate, Capryloyl/Caproyl Methyl Glucamide, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Cocoyl Alaninate, Phenoxyethanol, Laureth-2, Charcoal Powder, Propylene Glycol, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil, PEG-50 Shea Butter, Glyceryl Laurate, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) leaf/twig oil, Sodium Hydroxide, Disodium EDTA, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil, Opuntia Ficus-Indica Stem Extract*, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract*, Bambusa Vulgaris Leaf/Stem Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract*, Honey Extract**, Zymomonas Ferment Extract**, Sodium Benzoate, Alcohol denat., Sorbic Acid, Potassium Sorbate.

Directions from packaging:

Apply a dime-sized amount to the wet face and massage onto skin in circular motions for at least 10 seconds. Rinse off with cool water before patting dry. For the finest results, follow with RESTORE BETTR & MOISTURIZE BETTR afterward.

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