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The Honest Company Honest Bar Soap, Lavender (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the The Honest Company Honest Bar Soap, Lavender (old formulation) product label collected on July 02, 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 The Honest Company Honest Bar Soap, Lavender (old formulation) is 1.

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 LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None

Limited

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

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

Limited

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) NUT OIL

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

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:

Sodium Palmate (Palm Oil* & Sodium Hydroxide), Sodium Cocoate (Coconut Oil* & Sodium Hydroxide), Water (Aqua), Glycerin*, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter*, Lavandula Hybrida (Lavandin) Oil, Sodium Citrate, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil*, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Nut Oil, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil* *Certified Organic Ingredient

Warnings from packaging:

n/a

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