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November 2014

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Pre de Provence Shea Butter Enriched Vegetable Soap, Mint Leaf

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EWG scientists reviewed Pre de Provence Shea Butter Enriched Vegetable Soap, Mint Leaf 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 Pre de Provence Shea Butter Enriched Vegetable Soap, Mint Leaf is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
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Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCE
PARFUM
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENS
CI 77288
Persistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CI 11680Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
CI 77891
Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
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.
TETRASODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
TETRASODIUM ETIDRONATEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM PALMATENone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM PALM KERNELATENone Identified
Data: None
SAPONIFIED BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
[product of sodium hydroxide and SHEA BUTTER (BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII)]
None Identified
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
Data: Robust


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