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Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps

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

Ingredients Used by Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
CINNAMOMUM CASSIA (CINNAMON) OIL1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL3 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN3 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRIC ACID3 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
Data: Limited
ILLICIUM VERUM (ANISE) SEED OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA FRUIT3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MENTHOL3 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUM3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM COCOATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM BICARBONATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROL3 productsCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CALCIUM CARBONATE3 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
HYDRATED SILICA3 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited

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

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