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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2016

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Zum Wash Natural Liquid Soap for Hands & Body, Frankincense & Myrrh

EWG scientists reviewed Zum Wash Natural Liquid Soap for Hands & Body, Frankincense & Myrrh 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 Zum Wash Natural Liquid Soap for Hands & Body, Frankincense & Myrrh is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
SODIUM BORATEMultiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Miscellaneous
Data: Fair
UNSPECIFIED OILS
ESSENTIAL OIL
Miscellaneous
Data: Limited
SAPONIFIED COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
SAPONIFIED COCONUT OIL
None Identified
Data: None
SAPONIFIED OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
SAPONIFIED OLEA EUROPA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL
None Identified
Data: None
SAPONIFIED SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
SAPONIFIED JOJOBA OIL
None Identified
Data: None
SAPONIFIED CASTOR OILEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Data gaps
Data: None
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair


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