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Arganatural Anti-Aging Retinol Shower Gel

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Arganatural Anti-Aging Retinol Shower Gel product label collected on August 10, 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 Arganatural Anti-Aging Retinol Shower Gel is 6.

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Data last updated: August 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
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

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

Fair
RETINOL (VITAMIN A)
Appeared as: RETINOL

• 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)

Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) EXTRACT OIL

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

Good

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust

Robust

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE

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

Fair

Limited

Limited
MENTHA ARVENSIS
Appeared as: MENTHA ARVENSIS (CORNMINT) OIL

Limited
GERANIUM MACULATUM (SPOTTED CRANESBILL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: GERANIUM MACULATUM EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

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

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRLYIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDES

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER (AQUA), SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE, COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, SODIUM CHLORIDE, MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE OIL) EXTRACT, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL, MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL, CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT, CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OIL, MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) EXTRACT, MENTHA ARVENSIS (CORNMINT) OIL, EUCALYPTUS GLOBUS OIL, GERANIUM MACULATUM EXTRACT, CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) FLOWER EXTRACT, ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) EXTRACT, ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL, PEG-16 MACADAMIA GLYCERIDES, OCTYLDODECANOL, TOCOPHERYL (VITAMIN E) ACETATE, RETINYL (VITAMIN A) PALMITATE, ASCORBIC (VITAMIN C) ACID, RETINOL, CAFFEINE, CAPRLYIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDES, POLYQUATERNIUM-7, PEG-120 METHYL GLUCOSE DIOLEATE, CITRIC ACID, GLYCERIN, SILICA, SODIUM PROPOXYHYDROXYPROPYL THIOSULFATE SILICA, FRAGRANCE, LINALOOL, POTASSIUM SORBATE, SODIUM BENZOATE

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