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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
February 2011

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Neal's Yard Remedies Close Shave Cream (2011 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Neal's Yard Remedies Close Shave Cream (2011 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 Neal's Yard Remedies Close Shave Cream (2011 formulation) is 1.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
COPAIFERA OFFICINALIS (BALSAM COPAIBA) RESIN
COPAIFERA OFFICINALIS RESIN
(ORGANIC)
Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA OIL
(ORGANIC)
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) JUICE
PYRUS MALUS JUICE
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Fair
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW)
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT
AVENA SATIVA EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Fair
MONTMORILLONITENone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
OLEA EUROPAEA FRUIT OIL
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
COCONUT ACIDNone Identified
Data: Limited
LEVULINIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Limited
WATER
AQUA
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