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Softsoap

Health Concerns of Ingredients:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredients Used by Softsoap

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
FRAGRANCE45 productsEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TRICLOSAN2 productsEcotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (CHLOROFORM, DIOXINS), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)42 productsCancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
EXT D&C VIOLET 212 productsCancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
D&C VIOLET 22 productsCancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
D&C ORANGE 41 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PEG-7 GLYCERYL COCOATE6 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: None
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE42 productsEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PEG-120 METHYL GLUCOSE DIOLEATE14 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
PEG-7 GLYCERIN COCOATE8 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
PEG-121 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
LAURETH-411 productsData gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL1 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PEG-150 DISTEARATE1 productsData gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
POLYSORBATE-801 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE16 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
MINERAL OIL4 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PEG-83 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
D&C RED 3315 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
D&C YELLOW 104 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
FD&C YELLOW 54 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LAURAMIDE DEA7 productsContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
FD&C RED 46 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYQUATERNIUM-720 productsEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE34 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL COCOATE1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: None
FD&C BLUE 110 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ACACIA SENEGAL GUM6 productsData gaps, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDE14 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SULISOBENZONE22 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOL1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POLOXAMER 1249 productsData gaps, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDES7 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
TETRASODIUM EDTA45 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
MICA10 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
ACRYLATES COPOLYMER5 productsContamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE), Use restrictions
Data: None
FD&C RED 406 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN17 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
HYDROLYZED KERATIN1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE1 productsEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) OIL1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACID40 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM C14-16 OLEFIN SULFONATE7 productsContamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: None
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
KAOLIN1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
MILK PROTEIN1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAURATE3 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
SODIUM TALLOWATE3 productsEcotoxicology
Data: None
GLYCOL DISTEARATE11 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
GLYCOL STEARATE3 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE3 productsEcotoxicology, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
DECYL GLUCOSIDE13 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT5 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM SULFATE9 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ACACIA SENEGAL EXTRACT4 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
FD&C YELLOW 6 ALUMINUM LAKE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: None
GOSSYPIUM HERBACEUM (COTTON) SEED OIL1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) FLOWER EXTRACT4 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL2 productsData gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ACRYLATES CROSSPOLYMER9 productsNone Identified
Data: None
BAMBUSA VULGARIS (BAMBOO) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CASTORYL MALEATE7 productsNone Identified
Data: None
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) FRUIT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED SILK PROTEIN3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (FLAX) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) EXTACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) FRUIT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PPG-2 HYDROXYETHYL COCAMIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) SEED POWDER3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) FRUIT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS PERSICA (PEACH) FRUIT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) JUICE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SILK PROTEIN1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACT4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
FRAGARIA CHILOENSIS (STRAWBERRY) FRUIT JUICE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
KINGINKA EKISU2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) FRUIT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) SEED EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PRUNUS CERASUS (BITTER CHERRY) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TOUHI EKISU2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM PALM KERNELATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROGENATED JOJOBA OIL10 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CALCIUM CARBONATE1 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: None
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL7 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
D&C GREEN 52 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
FRUCTOSE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
GELATIN10 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROLYZED SILK4 productsNone Identified
Data: None
LACTOSE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
METHYL GLUCETH-103 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PPG-10 METHYL GLUCOSE ETHER3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
XANTHAN GUM6 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)7 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL3 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
HYDROXYPROPYL METHYLCELLULOSE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PENTASODIUM PENTETATE3 productsData gaps
Data: None
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM COCOATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ZEA MAYS (CORN) OIL3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
HONEY1 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
SEA SALT3 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDE37 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATER45 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust

* Product counts only include current formulations sold by this brand. The brand may have other discontinued formulations that use this ingredient. Clicking on the link "X products" will identify all product formulations by this brand that have used the ingredient.



About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer