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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Love & Toast Shower Creme, Persimmon Plum (2013 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Love & Toast Shower Creme, Persimmon Plum (2013 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 Love & Toast Shower Creme, Persimmon Plum (2013 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
BENZYL ALCOHOLUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
POLYSORBATE-80Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
POLYSORBATE-20Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
SORBIC ACIDAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) 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.
BENZOIC ACIDUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
CAMELLIA SINENIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
SODIUM C14-16 OLEFIN SULFONATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Good
POLLEN EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
LONICERA CAPRIFOLIUM (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWERNone Identified
Data: Limited
LONICERA CAPRIFOLIUM (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRACARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SAPONIFIED GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL
[product of sodium hydroxide and GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL]
None Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCOL DISTEARATEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SAPONIFIED PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL
[product of sodium hydroxide and PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL]
None Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL OLEATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROL
TOCOPEROLS
Cancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
COCO-GLUCOSIDE
COC-GLUCOSIDE
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) LEAF JUICE
Use restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
Data: Robust


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