EWG scientists reviewed L'OCCITANE Shea Sweet Almond Liquid Soap (2010 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 L'OCCITANE Shea Sweet Almond Liquid Soap (2010 formulation) is 3.
|FRAGRANCE||Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE||Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions|
|POTASSIUM OLEATE||Ecotoxicology, Multiple, additive exposure sources|
|GLYCERETH-2 COCOATE||None Identified|
|BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) EXTRACT||None Identified|
|POTASSIUM UNDECYLENATE||None Identified|
|TETRASODIUM GLUTAMATE DIACETATE||None Identified|
|POTASSIUM COCOATE||None Identified|
|CAPRYLYL GLYCOL||None Identified|
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
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