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Vitabath Moisturizing Body Wash, Scrumptious Vanilla Sugar (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Vitabath Moisturizing Body Wash, Scrumptious Vanilla Sugar (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 11, 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 Vitabath Moisturizing Body Wash, Scrumptious Vanilla Sugar (2014 formulation) is 7.

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Data last updated: November 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL (VITAMIN A) PALMITATE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Good

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

Limited

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

Fair
DAIDAI205
Appeared as: ORANGE 4 (CI 15510)

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)

Fair
SULISOBENZONE
Appeared as: BENZOPHENONE 4

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)

Limited

• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERINE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair
VITAMIN B3
Appeared as: NIACINIMIDE (B3)

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (VITAMIN B5 COMPLEX)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) LEAF JUICE

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None
GARCINIA MANGOSTANA EXTRACT
Appeared as: GARCINIA MANGOSTANA FRUIT EXTRACT

None
LYCIUM CHINENSE FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LYCIUM CHINENSE (GOJI) FRUIT EXTRACT

None
MORINDA NONI EXTRACT
Appeared as: MORINDA CITRIFOLIA (NONI FRUIT) EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
COFFEA ARABICA (ARABIAN COFFEE) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: COFFEE ARABICA SEED EXTRACT

Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL

None

Robust

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:

Water, Sodium C14 16 Olefin Sulfonate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Cocamide MEA, Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate, Fragrance, Glycerine, Retinyl (Vitamin A) Palmitate, Niacinimide (B3), Panthenol (Vitamin B5 Complex), Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Leaf Juice, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Extract, Euterpe Oleracea (Acai Fruit) Extract, Garcinia Mangostana Fruit Extract, Lycium Chinense (Goji) Fruit Extract, Morinda Citrifolia (Noni Fruit) Extract, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Extract, Coffee Arabica Seed Extract, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Hydrolyzed Wheat Starch, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Polyquaternium 7, Benzophenone 4, Sodium Chloride, DMDM Hydantoin, Phenoxyethanol, Orange 4 (CI 15510)

Directions from packaging:

For a daily shower dose, dispense onto a pouf, sponge or washcloth and work into a rich lather over skin; for bath, add contents under running water.

Warnings from packaging:

For adult use only.

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