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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
August 2013

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H2O Plus Sea Clear Mattifying Cleansing Mousse (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed H2O Plus Sea Clear Mattifying Cleansing Mousse (old formulation) 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 H2O Plus Sea Clear Mattifying Cleansing Mousse (old formulation) is 9.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEMiscellaneous, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
ISOBUTYLPARABENUse restrictions, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Fair
PROPYLPARABENUse restrictions, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
BUTYLPARABENUse restrictions, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Fair
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONEUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Allergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
LINALOOLUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
PEG-7 GLYCERYL COCOATEEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
CINNAMONUM CASSIA (CINNAMON) BARK EXTRACT
CINNAMOMUM CASSIA BARK EXTRACT
Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
ETHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LINOLEAMIDOPROPYL PG-DIMONIUM CHLORIDE PHOSPHATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: None
METHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
LAURETH-3Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
D&C YELLOW 10
CI 47005 (YELLOW 10)
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAURETH SULFATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
FD&C GREEN 3
CI 42053 (GREEN 3)
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
DISODIUM LAURETH SULFOSUCCINATEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
CRITHMUM MARITIMUM (SEA FENNEL) EXTRACT
CRITHMUM MARITIMUM EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
GIGARTINA STELLATA EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
HIMANTHALIA ELONGATA (BROWN ALGAE) EXTRACT
HIMANTHALIA ELONGATA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
LAMINARIA SACCHARINA (SUGAR KELP) EXTRACT
LAMINARIA SACCHARINA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) EXTRACT
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
PALMARIA PALMATA (DULSE) EXTRACT
PALMARIA PALMATA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SANGUISORBA OFFICINALIS (GREAT BURNET) ROOT EXTRACT
SANGUISORBA OFFICINALIS ROOT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
LYSINE CARBOXYMETHYL CYSTEINATENone Identified
Data: None
LYSINE THIAZOLIDINE CARBOXYLATENone Identified
Data: None
TRISODIUM SULFOSUCCINATENone Identified
Data: None
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERINIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
HEXYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
DECYL GLUCOSIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM COCOYL APPLE AMINO ACIDSUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM SULFATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SEA SALTInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
Data: Robust


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