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Murad Man Cleansing Shave (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Murad Man Cleansing Shave (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 2013 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 Murad Man Cleansing Shave (old formulation) is 4.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: GERANIUM MACULATUM (GERANIUM) OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS ARMENIACA KERNEL OIL (APRICOT)

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
FOMES OFFICINALIS (TRUNK ROT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: FOMES OFFICINALIS (MUSHROOM) EXTRACT (MUSHROOM)

Limited

Limited
AZADIRACHTA INDICA LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: MELIA AZADIRACHTA (NEEM) LEAF EXTRACT (NEEM)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

None
HYDROXYLAURYL/ HYDROXYMYRISTYL BETAINE
Appeared as: BETAINE (SUGAR BEET)

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair
ARGININE HYDROCHLORIDE
Appeared as: ARGININE HCL

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: MELALEUCA ALTEMIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL (TEA TREE)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Cetearyl Alcohol, Stearic Acid, Prunus Armeniaca Kernel Oil (Apricot), Polyquaternium 44, Panthenol, Fomes Officinalis (Mushroom) Extract (Mushroom), Chitosan Ascorbate, Melia Azadirachta (Neem) Leaf Extract (Neem), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Sodium PCA, Betaine (Sugar Beet), Sorbitol, Glycine, Alanine, Proline, Serine, Threonine, Arginine HCl, Lysine, Glutamic Acid, Zinc Gluconate, Butylene Glycol, PEG 90M, Xanthan Gum, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Citronellol, Geraniol, Linalool, Geranium Maculatum (Geranium) Oil, Melaleuca Altemifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil (Tea Tree)

Directions from packaging:

Morning: Massage a medium-sized amount over a damp face and neck to build to a rich lather. Shave as normal. Rinse with warm water and pat dry. Evening: Massage a medium-sized amount over a damp face and neck. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.

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