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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2016

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Boots Botanics Rebalance Revealing Body Polish (2016 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Boots Botanics Rebalance Revealing Body Polish (2016 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 Boots Botanics Rebalance Revealing Body Polish (2016 formulation) is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEMiscellaneous, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
CITRALUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
LIMONENEUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
HEXYL CINNAMALUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
ALPHA-ISOMETHYL IONONEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
LINALOOLUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
LECITHINMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
SODIUM BENZOATEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
ZINC LAURATEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: None
TETRASODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ACRYLATES COPOLYMERUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Good
QUILLAJA SAPONARIA (SOAPBARK) BARK EXTRACT
QUILLAJA SAPONARIA BARK EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
VETIVERIA ZIZANOIDES EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
CANARIUM COMMUNE (ELEMI) GUM OIL
CANARIUM COMMUNE GUM OIL
None Identified
Data: None
MENTHA VERIDIS (Spearmint) OIL
MENTHA VIRDUS LEAF OIL
None Identified
Data: None
HYDROGENATED PALM GLYCERIDES CITRATENone Identified
Data: None
JUGLANS REGIA (PERSIAN WALNUT)
JUGLANS REGIA (WALNUT) SHELL POWDER
None Identified
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA (LAVANDIN) OIL
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA OIL
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
TRIETHYL CITRATENone Identified
Data: Fair
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL OLEATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
HYDRATED SILICAPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
LAURIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAUROYL METHYL ISETHIONATEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM METHYL ISETHIONATEUse restrictions
Data: None
COCO-GLUCOSIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
Data: Robust


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