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Aveeno Men's After Shave Lotion, Fragrance Free (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Aveeno Men's After Shave Lotion, Fragrance Free (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 Aveeno Men's After Shave Lotion, Fragrance Free (old formulation) is 2.

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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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (PAHS)

Limited
DISTEARYLDIMONIUM CHLORIDE
Appeared as: DISTEARLYDIMONIUM CHLORIDE

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CHLORPHENESIN
Appeared as: CHLORPHENISEN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER (SHEA BUTTER)

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL FLOUR
Appeared as: AVENA SATIVA KERNEL FLOUR (OAT)

Robust

None

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Glycerin, Distearlydimonium Chloride, Isopropyl Palmitate, Cetyl Alcohol, Butyrospermum Parkii Butter (Shea Butter), Petrolatum, Dimethicone, Avena Sativa Kernel Flour (Oat), Steareth-20, Sodium Chloride, Chlorphenisen, Cetyl Hydroxyethylcellulose, Benzaldehyde, Benzyl Alcohol

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