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NaturOli Peppermint Soap (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the NaturOli Peppermint Soap (2014 formulation) product label collected on October 29, 2014 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 NaturOli Peppermint Soap (2014 formulation) is 1.

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Data last updated: October 2014

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
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN OIL
Appeared as: RICE BRAN OIL

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Fair
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

SODIUM OLIVATE
Appeared as: EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL

Robust

SODIUM COCOATE
Appeared as: COCONUT OIL

• Use restrictions (low)

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

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: ROSEMARY OIL

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

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

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) LEAF
Appeared as: DRIED PEPPERMINT LEAF

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

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:

Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Purified Water, Rice Bran Oil, Coconut Oil, Sodium Hydroxide, Shea Butter, Essential Oils of Peppermint, Rosemary, Tea Tree, and Eucalyptus, Natural Vitamin E, and Dried Peppermint Leaf

Directions from packaging:

Can be used as both a hand soap and shower soap. Tips: Since our soaps are pure and natural without synthetic hardeners it is important to ensure they have drainage and air between uses.

Warnings from packaging:

Avoid eye contact.

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