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Data last updated:
June 2016

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skyn ICELAND Glacial Face Wash (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed skyn ICELAND Glacial Face Wash (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 skyn ICELAND Glacial Face Wash (old formulation) is 7.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINOL (VITAMIN A)Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
FRAGRANCEMiscellaneous, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
LILIAL
BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL
Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption
Data: Fair
LYRAL
HYDROXYISOHEXYL 3-CYCLOHEXENE CARBOXALDEHYDE
Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
BENZYL SALICYLATEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GERANIOLUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
EUGENOLUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
OCTINOXATE
ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
LIMONENEUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDEUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) The product manufacturer has listed potassium hydroxide on the product label or has informed Skin Deep's research team that it is used to make the product. In a properly manufactured soap, this common raw ingredient completely reacts with oils; none remains in the product. Therefore, the hazards associated with potassium hydroxide are not considered relevant for this product.
LINALOOLUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
HEXYL CINNAMALUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
CITRONELLOLUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
PERFLUORODECALINMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
BHTAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
OCTISALATE
ETHYLHEXYL SALICYLATE
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
POLYSORBATE-20Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
LECITHINMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
D&C RED 33
RED 33 (CI 17200)
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOATEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
FD&C BLUE 1
BLUE 1 (CI 42090)
Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
MENTHONE GLYCERIN ACETALMultiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: None
SAPONIFIED CASTOR OIL
[product of potassium hydroxide and RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL]
Enhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Data gaps
Data: Fair
ETHANOL
ALCOHOL
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
AVOBENZONE
BUTYL METHOXYDIBENZOYLMETHANE
Use restrictions, Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE)
Data: Limited
HYDROXYPROPYL STARCH PHOSPHATENone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATENone Identified
Data: None
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Fair
RUBUS CHAMAEMORUS SEED OIL
RUBUS CHAMAEMORUS (ARCTIC CLOUDBERRY) SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: None
OXYCOCCUS PALUSTRIS SEED OIL
OXYCOCCUS PALUSTRIS (ARCTIC CRANBERRY) SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: None
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) LEAF EXTRACT
THYMUS VULGARIS (THYME) FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
BUDDLEJA OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT
BUDDLEJA DAVIDII EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: None
ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA ROOT EXTRACT
ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA ROOT WATER
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
LAMINARIA DIGITATA (HORSETAIL KELP) POWDER
LAMINARIA DIGITATA POWDER
None Identified
Data: Limited
SUCROSE PALMITATENone Identified
Data: Limited
CERAMIDE IIINone Identified
Data: Limited
LUFFA CYLINDRICA (LUFFA AEGYPTIACA) SEED OIL
LUFFA CYLINDRICA SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
PENTYLENE GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
1,2-HEXANEDIOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
SALIX ALBA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
BEHENIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
SAPONIFIED SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
[product of potassium hydroxide and SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL]
None Identified
Data: Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
MYRISTIC ACIDEcotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Fair
LAURIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
PALMITIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAUROYL OAT AMINO ACIDSUse restrictions
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM PHOSPHATEUse restrictions
Data: Fair
SAPONIFIED BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
[product of potassium hydroxide and BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER]
None Identified
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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