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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
November 2014

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Giovanni Shave Cream, Invigorating Tea Tree & Mint

EWG scientists reviewed Giovanni Shave Cream, Invigorating Tea Tree & Mint 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 Giovanni Shave Cream, Invigorating Tea Tree & Mint is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
BENZYL ALCOHOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-60Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
(ORGANIC)
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
DEHYDROACETIC ACIDOccupational hazards
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
PEPPERMINT (MENTHA PIPERITA) OIL
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) LEAF JUICE (USDA CERTIFIED)
(ORGANIC)
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) OIL
ACAI (EUTERPE OLERACEA) FRUIT OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
ROSA CANINA (ROSE HIP) FRUIT OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) EXTRACT
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) LEAF EXTRACT (USDA CERTIFIED)
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
HELIANTHUS ANNUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL PALMITATE
ISOPROPAL PALMITATE
None Identified
Data: Fair
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL STEARATE SENone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OII (USDA CERTIFIED)
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
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