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Olay Total Effects 7-in-1 Advanced Anti-Aging Body Wash, Exfoliate & Replenish (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Olay Total Effects 7-in-1 Advanced Anti-Aging Body Wash, Exfoliate & Replenish (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 12, 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 Olay Total Effects 7-in-1 Advanced Anti-Aging Body Wash, Exfoliate & Replenish (2014 formulation) is 5.

Data last updated: November 2014

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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • 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

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

Fair
METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONE
Appeared as: METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINE

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

Fair

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: MINERAL OIL (PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

None

Robust

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Fair

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Petrolatum, Mineral Oil (Paraffinum Liquidum), Sodium Trideceth Sulfate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Sodium Lauroamphoacetate, Sodium Chloride, Fragrance, Trideceth 3, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Niacinamide, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Panthenol, Acrylonitrile/Methacrylonitrile/Methyl Methacrylate Copolymer, Soluble Collagen, Citric Acid, Disodium EDTA, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Isopentane, Methylchloroisothiazoline, Methylisothiazolinone, PEG 90M, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Hydroxide, Xanthan Gum, Vitamin B3, Vitamin E, Vitamin B5

Directions from packaging:

Squeeze a small amount onto a wet puff. Lather and rinse.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Do not get into eyes. If product gets into eyes, rinse thoroughly with water.

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