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Be Green Bath and Body Cleansing Grains (old formulation)

Data Availability: FAIR

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Be Green Bath and Body Cleansing Grains (old formulation) product label collected on January 27, 2014 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 Be Green Bath and Body Cleansing Grains (old formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: January 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
KAOLIN
Appeared as: KAOLIN CLAY

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust

Limited
APRICOT KERNELS
Appeared as: APRICOT KERNEL MEAL

Limited

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Kaolin clay, colloidal oatmeal, apricot kernel meal, organic lavender and red rose herbs

Directions from packaging:

To cleanse and exfoliate skin, scoop ½ tsp cleansing grains into hand or small bowl. Mix grains with 1/8 tsp water to form a paste. Apply paste to face with a gentle circular motion for 15 seconds. Rinse off with warm water. To use as a mask, allow grains to dry then rinse off.

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