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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Shea Moisture Organic Raw Shea Butter Soap Bar (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Shea Moisture Organic Raw Shea Butter Soap Bar (2012 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 Shea Moisture Organic Raw Shea Butter Soap Bar (2012 formulation) is 1.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 
Other HIGH concerns: Miscellaneous; Other MODERATE concerns: Contamination concerns; Other LOW concerns: Cancer, Data gaps

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
UNSPECIFIED OILS
ESSENTIAL OIL BLEND
Miscellaneous
Data: Limited
SAPONIFIED PALM OILNone Identified
Data: None
AFRICAN BUTTER
AFRICAN SHEA BUTTER
None Identified
Data: None
VEGETABLE GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
ROSEMARY EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SAPONIFIED COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
SAPONIFIED COCONUT OIL
None Identified
Data: None
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (AFRICAN OIL PALM) OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROL
VITAMIN E
Cancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair


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