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john masters organics Birch & Cedarwood Cleansing & Shaving Bar (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the john masters organics Birch & Cedarwood Cleansing & Shaving Bar (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 john masters organics Birch & Cedarwood Cleansing & Shaving Bar (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
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
METHYL SALICYLATE
Appeared as: METHYL SALICYLATE (BIRCH OIL)

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None
CEDRUS ATLANTICA BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: CEDRUS ATLANTICA (BLUE ATLAS CEDAR) BARK OIL (CEDARWOOD)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None

Limited

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Fair

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

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

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Sodium Palmate, Sodium Cocoate, Aqua (Water), Glycerin, Cedrus Atlantica (Blue Atlas Cedar) Bark Oil (Cedarwood Organic), Methyl Salicylate (Birch Oil), Sodium Citrate, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil (Olive Organic), Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) (Aloe Vera Organic)

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