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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
January 2011

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Big Tub Botanicals Hemp & Herb Soap (2010 formulation)

Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE)Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
YLANG YLANG ESSENTIAL OIL
Multiple, additive exposure sources, 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.
SAPONIFIED CASTOR OIL
[product of sodium hydroxide and CASTOR OIL]
Enhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
SAPONIFIED CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) OIL
[product of sodium hydroxide and HEMP SEED OIL]
None Identified
Data: Limited
JasmineUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN OILContamination concerns (PESTICIDES), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (SWEET ORANGE) OIL
SWEET ORANGE ESSENTIAL OIL.
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROL
VITAMIN E
Cancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
SAPONIFIED ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA (BABASSU) OIL
[product of sodium hydroxide and BABASSU OIL]
None Identified
Data: None
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWERNone Identified
Data: Limited
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS)None Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
ROSEMARY EXTRACT
(PRESERVATIVE)
None Identified
Data: Limited
SANTALUM SPICATUM (SANDALWOOD) OIL
SANDALWOOD ESSENTIAL OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM COCOATE
[product of sodium hydroxide and COCONUT OIL]
None Identified
Data: Fair
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
PATCHOULI ESSENTIAL OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM PALMATE
[product of sodium hydroxide and PALM OIL]
None Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM PALMATE
[product of sodium hydroxide and PALM KERNEL OIL]
None Identified
Data: Limited


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