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Little Twig Bubble Bath, Unscented (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Little Twig Bubble Bath, Unscented (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 Little Twig Bubble Bath, Unscented (old formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • 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
Good
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE
Appeared as: COCOAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL ACETATE

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

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

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

Limited
SODIUM COCOAMPHOACETATE
Appeared as: SODIUM COCOAPHOACETATE

Limited
DECYL GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: DECYL GLYCOSIDE

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
HYDROXYPROPYL METHYLCELLULOSE
Appeared as: HYDROXYPROPYLMETHYL CELLULOSE (NATURALLY DERIVED GUM)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

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

Limited

None
WHITE TEA LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINESIS (WHITE TEA) LEAF EXTRACT

Fair

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (VITAMIN B)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (Organic), Cocoamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium Cocoaphoacetate, Sodium Cocoyl Sarcosinate, Glycerin (Organic), Decyl Glycoside (Organic), Hydroxypropylmethyl Cellulose (Naturally Derived Gum), Anthemis Nobilis (Chamomile) Flower Extract (Organic), Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract (Organic), Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Extract (Organic), Camellia Sinesis (White Tea) Leaf Extract (Organic), Cucumis Sativus (Organic Cucumber) Fruit Extract (Organic), Panthenol (Vitamin B), Allantoin, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Oil (Organic), Simmondsia Chinensis (Organic Jojoba) Seed Oil, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Juice (Organic), Citric Acid (Organic), Tocopherol Acetate, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Ethylhexyl Glycerin

Directions from packaging:

Age 1 and up. Pour four capfuls under running water. For more bubbles, add a few more capfuls. Please recycle.

Warnings from packaging:

Discontinue use if rash, redness or itching occurs. Consult your physician if irritation persists. Use only as directed. For external use only. Keep out of reach of children.

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