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Kiss My Face Shower Gel & Foaming Bath, Peaceful Patchouli (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Kiss My Face Shower Gel & Foaming Bath, Peaceful Patchouli (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 Kiss My Face Shower Gel & Foaming Bath, Peaceful Patchouli (2016 formulation) is 4.

Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Limited

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

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

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

Limited

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

Good

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARNICA MONTANA (MONTANA FLOWER) EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
Appeared as: POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) ESSENTIAL OIL

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

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

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
ALLANTOIN
Appeared as: ALLANTOIN (COMFREY ROOT)

Limited

Limited
SAMBUCUS NIGRA (ELDER) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: SAMBUCUS NIGRA (ELDERBERRY) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
CENTAUREA CYANUS (CORNFLOWER) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTAUREA CYANUS (CORNFLOWER) EXTRACT

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate, Decyl Glucoside, Cellulose Gum, Pogostemon Cablin (Patchouli) Essential Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Leaf Juice, Allantoin (Comfrey Root), Lecithin, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Retinyl Acetate (Vitamin A), Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Extract, Sambucus Nigra (Elderberry) Flower Extract, Arnica Montana (Montana Flower) Extract, Centaurea Cyanus (Cornflower) Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Citric Acid

Directions from packaging:

For a bath pour into running warm water. For a shower, apply liberally to the skin and massage muscles and joints.

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