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

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Botanical Skin Works Oily Skin Bar (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Botanical Skin Works Oily Skin Bar (old 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 Botanical Skin Works Oily Skin Bar (old formulation) is 1.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
CASTOR OILEnhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) FRUIT
(ORGANIC)
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
EUCALYPTUS
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Fair
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG)
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
CITRUS SINENSIS (SWEET ORANGE)
BLOOD ORANGE
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Fair
FRENCH GREEN CLAYNone Identified
Data: None
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) SEED EXTRACT
GREEN TEA EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Fair
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
COCONUT
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Fair
CORYLUS (SWISS HAZELNUT)
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ALLANTOIN
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Fair
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
*COCOA BUTTER
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
PALM KERNEL OIL
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Fair
WATER
(DISTILLED)
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