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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
June 2008

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Bath By Bettijo LLC 100% Pure Handmade Soap (2008 formulation)

Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 
Other HIGH concerns: Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs); Other LOW concerns: Enhanced skin absorption, Data gaps

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
SODIUM HYDROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions The product manufacturer has listed sodium 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 sodium hydroxide are not considered relevant for this product.
SAPONIFIED CASTOR OIL
[product of sodium hydroxide and RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL]
Enhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) FRUITNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM COCOATE
[product of sodium hydroxide and COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL]
None Identified
Data: Fair
SAPONIFIED HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
[product of sodium hydroxide and HELIANTHUS ANNUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL]
None Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM OLIVATE
[product of sodium hydroxide and OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE OIL)]
None Identified
Data: Fair
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA)
None Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM PALMATE
[product of sodium hydroxide and ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) KERNEL OIL]
None Identified
Data: Limited


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