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Be Green Bath and Body Ginger Spice Sugar Scrub (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Be Green Bath and Body Ginger Spice Sugar Scrub (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 Ginger Spice Sugar Scrub (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 HIGH

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
CINNAMOMUM ZEYLANICUM
Appeared as: CINNAMON

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

Fair
SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE)
Appeared as: CANE SUGAR

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: GRAPESEED OIL

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SUNFLOWER OIL

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER)
Appeared as: GINGER

Limited

Limited
ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM (CARDAMOM) OIL
Appeared as: CARDAMOM ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Organic brown sugar, organic cane sugar, grapeseed oil, organic sunflower oil, organic cinnamon, organic ginger, organic nutmeg powder, organic cardamom essential oil, organic coriander essential oil

Directions from packaging:

Wet skin thoroughly. Using scoop or stick, stir scrub to mix oil and salt. Use stick to scoop a small amount of scrub into hand. Rub skin gently to exfoliate and moisturize. Rinse off with warm water. If using in shower or tub, take extra care as the floor may become slippery. Avoid getting excess water in scrub container.

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