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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2016

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Neutrogena Body Clear Body Wash, Pink Grapefruit (2016 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Neutrogena Body Clear Body Wash, Pink Grapefruit (2016 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 Neutrogena Body Clear Body Wash, Pink Grapefruit (2016 formulation) is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
D&C VIOLET 2Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
D&C RED 30
RED 30 (CI 73360)
Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
COCAMIDOPROPYL PG-DIMONIUM CHLORIDE PHOSPHATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: None
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
SALICYLIC ACID
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Good
POLYSORBATE-20Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACTMultiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYQUATERNIUM-7Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ALUMINAPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
IRON OXIDESPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
MICAPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACTUse restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
FD&C RED 40 ALUMINUM LAKE
RED 40 LAKE (CI 16035)
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM C14-16 OLEFIN SULFONATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)
Data: Limited
ACRYLATES CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
C12-15 ALKYL LACTATEEcotoxicology
Data: None
NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE/ DICAPRATENone Identified
Data: None
AGARNone Identified
Data: Fair
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOTRIAZOLYL BUTYLPHENOL SULFONATE
SODIUM BENZOTRIAZOLE BUTYLPHENOL SULFONATE
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
POLYVINYL ALCOHOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
CARRAGEENANOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (ROMAN CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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