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A Soap for Goodness Sake Sweet Botanical Handmade Soap (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the A Soap for Goodness Sake Sweet Botanical Handmade Soap (old formulation) product label collected on August 28, 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 A Soap for Goodness Sake Sweet Botanical Handmade Soap (old formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: August 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • 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
CINNAMOMUM CASSIA (CINNAMON) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: CINNAMOMUM ZEYLANICUM (CINNAMON) LEAF OIL.

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None
SAPONIFIED OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: SAPONIFIED OLIVE OIL

None

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DISTILLED WATER

Limited
SODIUM COCOATE
Appeared as: SAPONIFIED COCONUT OIL (SODIUM COCOATE)

Limited
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS PARADISI (PINK GRAPEFRUIT) ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS SINENSIS (SWEET ORANGE) OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWER OIL

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

Saponified Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Sodium Olivate), Saponified Sustainable Palm Oil (Sodium Palmate), Distilled Water, Saponified Coconut Oil (Sodium Cocoate), Citrus Paradisi (Pink Grapefruit) Essential Oil, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Oil, Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang) Oil, Cupressus Sempervirens (Italian Cypress) Oil, Citrus Sinensis (Sweet Orange) Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Oil, Organic Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), French Green Clay, Cinnamomum Zeylanicum (Cinnamon) Leaf Oil.

Directions from packaging:

Lather up with soap and water. Rinse with fresh water.

Warnings from packaging:

n/a

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