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Aura Cacia Aromatherapy Bubble Bath, Warming Balsam Fir (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Aura Cacia Aromatherapy Bubble Bath, Warming Balsam Fir (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 12, 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 Aura Cacia Aromatherapy Bubble Bath, Warming Balsam Fir (2014 formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: November 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Limited
ABIES BALSAMEA (BALSAM) NEEDLE OIL
Appeared as: ABIES BALSAMEA (BALSAM FIR) NEEDLE OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Robust

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON)
Appeared as: CITRUS X LIMON (LEMON) OIL

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
JUNIPERUS COMMUNIS FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: JUNIPERUS COMMUNIS (JUNIPER) BERRY OIL

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None

Limited
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON SCHOEANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Sodium Myreth Sulfate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Decyl Glucoside, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate, Abies Balsamea (Balsam Fir) Needle Oil, Citrus X Limon (Lemon) Oil, Eucalyptus Globulus (Eucalyptus) Leaf Oil, Citric Acid, Panthenol, Juniperus Communis (Juniper) Berry Oil, Myrtus Communis (Myrtle) Oil, Wheat Amino Acid, Cymbopogon Schoeanthus (Lemongrass) Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Melissa Officinalis (Lemon Balm) Extract

Directions from packaging:

Pour 1-2 tablespoons or desired amount into running bath water.

Warnings from packaging:

Use only as directed. Keep out of reach of children. Excessive use or prolonged exposure may cause irritation to skin and urinary tract. Discontinue use if rash, redness or itching occurs. Consult your physician if irritation persists or before use if pregnant, suffering from any medical condition or taking medicationThis product contains 100% pure essential oils and no synthetic color stabilizers. As a result, slight variations in color may occur.

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