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

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Caribbean Solutions Island Waves Exfoliating Scrub (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Caribbean Solutions Island Waves Exfoliating Scrub (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 Caribbean Solutions Island Waves Exfoliating Scrub (2009 formulation) is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 
Other HIGH concerns: Miscellaneous; Other MODERATE concerns: Contamination concerns; Other LOW concerns: Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Data gaps, Endocrine disruption

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
UNSPECIFIED OILS
ESSENTIAL OIL.
Miscellaneous
Data: None
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
LAVENDER OIL (LAVANDULA ANGUSTFOLIA OIL)
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
PEPPERMINT OIL (MENTHA PIPERITA OIL)
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA)
ORGANIC ALOE LEAF (ALOE BARBADENSIS)
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM SWEET ALMONDATE
ALMOND OIL SOAP (SODIUM ALMONDATE)
None Identified
Data: None
PUMICENone Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
SWEET ALMOND OIL (PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS 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