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Pacifica Body Wash, French Lilac (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Pacifica Body Wash, French Lilac (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 03, 2016 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 Pacifica Body Wash, French Lilac (2016 formulation) is 4.

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Data last updated: July 2016

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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM (PACIFICA'S OWN NATURAL & ESSENTIAL OILS)

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

Good
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE
Appeared as: COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE (COCONUT SOURCE)

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE SOURCE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA (ANTHEMIS NOBILIS) EXTRACT

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: TEA EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXL GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE SOURCE PRESERVATIVE)

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (PURIFED) WATER

None
SODIUM METHYL 2-SULFOLAURATE
Appeared as: SODIUM MENTHYL 2 SULFOLAURATE (COCONUT SOURCE)

None
DISODIUM 2-SULFOLAURATE
Appeared as: DISODIUM 2 SULFOLAURATE (COCONUT SOURCE)

None
SODIUM LAURYL SULFOACETATE
Appeared as: SODIUM LAURYL SULFOACETATE (COCONUT SOURCE)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA)
Appeared as: ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
GLYCOL STEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCOL MONOSTEARATE (VEGETABLE SOURCE)

Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA (CALENDULA OFFICINALIS) FLOWER EXTRACTEXTRACT

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

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: POMEGRANATE SEED EXTRACT

Fair
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CUCUMBER EXTRACT

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Purifed) Water, Sodium Menthyl 2 Sulfolaurate (coconut source), Disodium 2 Sulfolaurate (coconut source), Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate (coconut source), Cocamidopropyl Betaine (coconut source), Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis), Polysorbate 20, Glycol Monostearate (vegetable source), Glycerin (vegetable source), Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Chamomilla (Anthemis Nobilis) Extract, Calendula (Calendula Officinalis) Flower ExtractExtract, TEA Extract, Grapeseed Extract, Pomegranate Seed Extract, Cucumber Extract, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Ethylhexl Glycerin (vegetable source preservative), Parfum (Pacifica's own natural & essential oils)

Directions from packaging:

For everyday cleansing, apply to skin and rinse thoroughly.

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