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Shea Moisture Superfruit Complex Bar Soap (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Shea Moisture Superfruit Complex Bar Soap (2016 formulation) product label collected on November 01, 2016 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 Shea Moisture Superfruit Complex Bar Soap (2016 formulation) is 2.

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Data last updated: November 2016

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

None

None

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDE
Appeared as: SODIUM CHOLORIDE

Limited
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: MANGO BUTTER

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) SHELL POWDER
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA (COCNUT) SHELL POWDER

Limited
THEOBROMO CACAO (COCOA) POWDER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) POWDER

None
MORINDA NONI EXTRACT
Appeared as: MORINDA CITRIFOLIA (NONI) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

None

None
LYCIUM CHINENSE FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LYCIUM BARBARUM (GOJI) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
COFFEA (GREEN COFFEE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: GREEN COFFEE EXTRACT

Limited

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:

Sodium Palmate, Sodium Palm Kernelate, Water (Aqua), Glycerin, Butyrospermmum Parkii (Shea Butter*, Sodium Choloride, Titanium Dioxide, Mango Butter*, Cocos Nucifera (Cocnut) Shell Powder, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Powder, Morinda Citrifolia (Noni) Fruit Extract, Psidium Guajava (Guava) Fruit Extract, Essential Oil Blend, Raspberry Ketone, Lycium Barbarum (Goji) Fruit Extract, Euterpe Oleracea (Acai) fruit Extract, Green Coffee Extract, Mineral Pigments

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