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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2009

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St. Ives Body Wash, Soy Milk & Lotus Blossum (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed St. Ives Body Wash, Soy Milk & Lotus Blossum (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 St. Ives Body Wash, Soy Milk & Lotus Blossum (2009 formulation) is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
AMYLCINNAMALDEHYDEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BENZYL BENZOATEEcotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LIMONENEDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
HEXYL CINNAMALAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
D&C YELLOW 10
YELLOW 10 (CI 47005)
None Identified
Data: Limited
POLYQUATERNIUM-7Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM LAURETH SULFATEContamination 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
FD&C BLUE 1
BLUE 1 (CI 42090)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
FD&C RED 40
RED 40 (CI 16035)
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCOL STEARATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
NELUMBO NUCIFERA (SACRED LOTUS) FLOWER EXTRACT
NELUMBO NUCIFERA FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SAMBUCUS NIGRA (ELDER) FLOWER EXTRACT
SAMBUCUS NIGRA FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
PRIMULA VERIS EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
SOYMILKNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYPROPYL GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDENone Identified
Data: None
SORBITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYPROPYL METHYLCELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
Data: Robust
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