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Life Elements Naturally Clean Body Wash Powder (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed the Life Elements Naturally Clean Body Wash Powder (old formulation) product label collected on April 26, 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. Life Elements Naturally Clean Body Wash Powder (old formulation) is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: April 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX ALBA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
BOSWELLIA CARTERI (FRANKINCENSE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BOSWELLIA CARTERII (FRANKINCENSE) RESIN EXTRACT

Limited
EUCALYPTUS RADIATA (EUCALYPTUS) OIL
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS RADIATA (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OIL

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:

zea mays (corn) starch*, betaine, sodium cocoyl glutamate, maltodextrin, galactoarabinan, arginine, Salix alba (willow) bark extract, Aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf juice*, Boswellia carterii (frankincense) resin extract, Eucalyptus radiata (eucalyptus) leaf oil*, Melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) leaf oil*, Cananga odorata (ylang ylang) flower oil* (*certified organic)

Directions from packaging:

Place spoonful into palm of your hand or washcloth, add water and massage onto skin in circular motion, rinse and twel dry. Apply favorite moisturizer/body lotion if needed.

Warnings from packaging:

Test on small area before use. Avoide contact with eyes. Keep away from children. Do not eat silica packs.

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