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Boots Original Beauty Formula Bath Foam (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Boots Original Beauty Formula Bath Foam (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 Boots Original Beauty Formula Bath Foam (old formulation) is 6.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

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)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM (FRAGRANCE)

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

Limited
COCAMIDE DEA
Appeared as: COCMIDE DEA

• Cancer (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Limited
PHENOXYETHANOL
Appeared as: PHENOXYETHENOL

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

Fair
METHYLPARABEN
Appeared as: SODIUM METHYLPARABEN

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OIL (LEMON)

• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANITIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FRUIT OIL (BERGAMOT)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (PETITGRAIN) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (ORANGE) OIL (BITTER ORANGE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU (WATER)

Robust

Limited

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FLOWER EXTRACT (ORANGE)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) EXTRACT (CLARY)

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (BULGARIAN ROSE) OIL
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA (BULGARIAN ROSE) FLOWER OIL

Limited
ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM (CARDAMOM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM (CARDAMON) SEED OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua/Water/Eau (Water), Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Cocmide DEA, Sodium Chloride, Glycerin, Phenoxyethenol, Sodium Cocoamphoacetate, Citric Acid, Sodium Methylparaben, Sodium Benzoate, Limonene, Parfum (Fragrance), Linalool, Tetrasodium EDTA, Citronellol, Disodium Phosphate, Geraniol, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Flower Extract (Orange), Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil (Lemon), Citrus Auranitium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil (Bergamot), Salvia Sclarea (Clary Sage) Extract (Clary), Rosa Damascena (Bulgarian Rose) Flower Oil, Elettaria Cardamomum (Cardamon) Seed Oil, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Orange) Oil (Bitter Orange)

Directions from packaging:

Pour under warm running water to release the aroma. Swirl in, lie back and relax.

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