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Giovanni Shave Cream, Invigorating Tea Tree & Mint (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Giovanni Shave Cream, Invigorating Tea Tree & Mint (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 02, 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 Giovanni Shave Cream, Invigorating Tea Tree & Mint (2016 formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: July 2016

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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • 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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (PURIFIED)

Fair
ISOPROPYL PALMITATE
Appeared as: ISOPROPAL PALMITATE

Fair

Limited

Limited

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

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Fair

• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

Limited

Limited
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) OIL
Appeared as: ACAI (EUTERPE OLERACEA) FRUIT OIL

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSE HIP) FRUIT OIL

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: PEPPERMINT (MENTHA PIPERITA) OIL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

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

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

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

Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OIL (USDA CERTIFIED)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) LEAF EXTRACT (USDA CERTIFIED)

Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL (USDA CERTIFIED)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT (USDA CERTIFIED)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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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 (Purified), Isopropal Palmitate, Stearic Acid, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Helianthus Annus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Glycerin, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Cetyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Polysorbate 60, Dehydroacetic Acid, Benzyl Alcohol, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Sodium Hydroxide, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil, Acai (Euterpe Oleracea) Fruit Oil, Rosa Canina (Rose Hip) Fruit Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Extract, Peppermint (Mentha Piperita) Oil, Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Leaf Juice (USDA Certified Organic), Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed OiI (USDA Certified Organic), Eucalyptus Globulus (Eucalyptus) Leaf Oil (USDA Certified Organic), Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Leaf Extract (USDA Certified Organic), Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil (USDA Certified Organic), Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract (USDA Certified Organic)

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