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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
November 2014

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Safeguard Antibacterial Bar Soap, White

EWG scientists reviewed Safeguard Antibacterial Bar Soap, White 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 Safeguard Antibacterial Bar Soap, White 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
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
TRICLOCARBAN
(Active Ingredient)
Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) FLOWER EXTRACT
ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) EXTRACT
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
TETRASODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Good
SODIUM PALMATENone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM PALM KERNELATENone Identified
Data: None
PALM KERNEL ACIDNone Identified
Data: None
PALM ACIDNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM TALLOWATEEcotoxicology
Data: None
TALLOW FATTY ACID
TALLOW ACID*
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SODIUM COCOATENone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM CITRATENone Identified
Data: Fair
COCONUT ACIDNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
Data: Robust


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