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

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Shikai Moisturizing Shower Gel for Dry Skin, Cucumber/Melon (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Shikai Moisturizing Shower Gel for Dry Skin, Cucumber/Melon (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 Shikai Moisturizing Shower Gel for Dry Skin, Cucumber/Melon (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
COCAMIDE DEA
COCOAMIDE DEA
Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TRIETHANOLAMINE LAURYL SULFATE
TEA LAURYL SULFATE
Enhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOL
PHENOXYTHANOL
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LAURETH SULFOSUCCINATEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERINIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS GEL
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
GUAR POWDERNone Identified
Data: Limited
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT
CUCUMBER EXTRACT (CUCUMIS SATIVUS)
None Identified
Data: Fair
COCAMIDOPROPYL HYDROXYSULTAINENone Identified
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL MEAL
COLLOIDAL OATMEAL (AVENA SATIVA)
Innocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
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