EWG scientists reviewed DCL Neutral Cleansing Bar (2010 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 DCL Neutral Cleansing Bar (2010 formulation) is 3.
|BHT||Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|SD ALCOHOL 40A||Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|SODIUM COCOATE||None Identified|
|SODIUM STEARATE||Data gaps, Ecotoxicology|
|TRISODIUM EDTA||Enhanced skin absorption|
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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
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