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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
August 2013

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Kneipp Rosemary Body Wash (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Kneipp Rosemary Body Wash (old 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 Kneipp Rosemary Body Wash (old formulation) is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
CITRALAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
EUGENOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
COUMARINUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Miscellaneous
Data: Fair
BENZYL BENZOATEUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption
Data: Fair
LIMONENEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Good
LINALOOLUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) LEAF OILAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
PEG-18 GLYCERYL OLEATE/ COCOATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
POLYSORBATE-20Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OILUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) OILUse restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAURETH SULFATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PINUS SYLVESTRIS (SCOT'S PINE) LEAF OIL
PINUS SYLVESTRIS LEAF OIL
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) OIL
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUSNone Identified
Data: Limited
COPAIFERA OFFICINALIS (BALSAM COPAIBA) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
USNEA BARBATA (BEARD MOSS)
USNEA BARBATA (LICHEN) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA (CAMPHOR) OIL
CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA BARK OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
POGOSTEMON CABLIN OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
CORIANDRUM SATIVUM (CORIANDER) FRUIT OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA (LAVANDIN) OIL
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA OIL
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
LITSEA CUBEBA (MAY CHANG) OIL
LITSEA CUBEBA FRUIT OIL
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
GLYCOL DISTEARATEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL OLEATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
COCO-GLUCOSIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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