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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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CVS Beauty Bars White

EWG scientists reviewed CVS Beauty Bars White 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 CVS Beauty Bars White is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PEG-12Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
PEG-8Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TETRASODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
TETRASODIUM ETIDRONATEUse restrictions
Data: None
SODIUM TALLOWATEEcotoxicology
Data: None
ETHYLENE/ VINYL ACETATE COPOLYMER
ETHYLENE/VA COPOLYMER
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM PALM KERNELATENone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM PALMATENone Identified
Data: None
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL
GLYCERINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM ISETHIONATENone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM LAUROYL ISETHIONATENone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM COCOATENone Identified
Data: None
COCONUT ACIDNone Identified
Data: Limited
PENTASODIUM PENTETATEData gaps
Data: None
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
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