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Philosophy Snow Angel Body Polishing Scrub (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Philosophy Snow Angel Body Polishing Scrub (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 11, 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 Philosophy Snow Angel Body Polishing Scrub (2014 formulation) is 5.

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Data last updated: November 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair
LILIAL
Appeared as: BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair
BHT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Limited

• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

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

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS SEED OIL

Fair

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

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

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:

Water, Polyethylene, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Carthamus Tinctorius Seed Oil, Myristic Acid, Glycerin, Acrylates Copolymer, Fragrance, Olea Europaea Fruit Oil, Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate, Lauryl Betaine, Phenoxyethanol, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate, Sodium Hydroxide, Tocopherol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Laureth-2, Buteth-3, Sodium Sulfate, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Disodium EDTA, Sodium Benzotriazolyl Butylphenol Sulfonate, Benzyl Salicylate, BHT, Hydroxycitronellal, Tocotrienols, Benzoic Acid, Triolein, Trilinolein, Sodium Sulfite, Tributyl Citrate, Magnesium Nitrate, Methylisothiazolinone, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Magnesium Chloride

Directions from packaging:

apply to damp skin, and rub in a circular motion for 1-2 minutes. rinse. use once or twice weekly.

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