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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2009

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St. Ives Fresh Skin Moisturizing Olive Scrub (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed St. Ives Fresh Skin Moisturizing Olive 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 St. Ives Fresh Skin Moisturizing Olive Scrub (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
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BHTCancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
LIMONENEDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
LINALOOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
COCAMIDE MEAContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: None
OLIVE OIL PEG-7 ESTERSContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
D&C RED 33
RED 33 (CI 17200)
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FD&C YELLOW 5
YELLOW 5 (CI 19140)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FD&C RED 4
RED 4 (CI 14700)
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FD&C BLUE 1
BLUE 1 (CI 42090)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, 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.
POTASSIUM LAURETH PHOSPHATEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
PPG-2 METHYL ETHERDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ACRYLATES COPOLYMERContamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE), Use restrictions
Data: None
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Fair
PARAFFINOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PHENETHYL ALCOHOLUse restrictions
Data: Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) LEAF EXTRACT
OLEA EUROPAEA LEAF EXTRACT (OLIVE)
None Identified
Data: Limited
DISODIUM 2-SULFOLAURATENone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM METHYL 2-SULFOLAURATENone Identified
Data: None
ACRYLATES/PALMETH-25 ACRYLATE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROLYZED JOJOBA ESTERSNone Identified
Data: None
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) ESTERSNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM OLIVATE
[product of sodium hydroxide and OLEA EUROPAEA FRUIT OIL (OLIVE)]
None Identified
Data: Fair
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
WATER
EAU)
Innocuous
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