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

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Kettle Care Citrus Facial Soap (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Kettle Care Citrus Facial Soap (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 Kettle Care Citrus Facial Soap (2009 formulation) is 1.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 
Other MODERATE concerns: Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive); Other LOW concerns: Ecotoxicology

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) OIL
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA ESSENTIAL OIL
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
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.
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (SWEET ORANGE) OIL
CITRUS SINENSIS ESSENTIAL OIL
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
COCONUT
COCOS NUCIFERA
None Identified
Data: Fair
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWERS
None Identified
Data: Limited
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) OIL
CITRUS PARADISI ESSENTIAL OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA (MANDARIN) OIL
CITRUS RETICULATA ESSENTIAL OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SAPONIFIED HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
[product of sodium hydroxide and HELIANTHUS ANNUUS OIL]
None Identified
Data: Fair
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTERNone Identified
Data: Limited
SAPONIFIED CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
[product of sodium hydroxide and CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS OIL]
None Identified
Data: Fair
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