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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Softsoap Bar Soap, Coconut Scrub

EWG scientists reviewed Softsoap Bar Soap, Coconut Scrub 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 Softsoap Bar Soap, Coconut Scrub is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
TETRASODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM TALLOWATEEcotoxicology
Data: None
SODIUM LAURATEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATEEcotoxicology, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
GOSSYPIUM HERBACEUM (COTTON) SEED OILUse restrictions
Data: Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) EXTRACT
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM PALM KERNELATENone Identified
Data: None
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM COCOATENone Identified
Data: None
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
PENTASODIUM PENTETATEData gaps
Data: None
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
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