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January 2009

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Jason Natural Cosmetics BODY SCRUB - Vitamin E Moisturizing (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Jason Natural Cosmetics BODY SCRUB - Vitamin E Moisturizing (2009 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 Jason Natural Cosmetics BODY SCRUB - Vitamin E Moisturizing (2009 formulation) is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN WAXMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
SODIUM BENZOATEData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions 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.
BENZOIC ACIDData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF GEL
(ORGANIC)
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
GINKGO BILOBA (MAIDENHAIR TREE) LEAF EXTRACT
GINGKO BILOBA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Fair
VEGETABLE GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCERETH-2 COCOATENone Identified
Data: None
MONTMORILLONITENone Identified
Data: Fair
SAPONIFIED HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
[product of potassium hydroxide and HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL*]
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
ASCORBIC ACID (VIT. C)
None Identified
Data: Fair
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
SAPONIFIED PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL
[product of potassium hydroxide and PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL]
None Identified
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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