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Dove Men+Care Extra Fresh Bar (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Dove Men+Care Extra Fresh Bar (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 02, 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 Dove Men+Care Extra Fresh Bar (2016 formulation) is 5.

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Data last updated: July 2016

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
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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
DAIDAI205
Appeared as: ORANGE 4 (CL 15510)

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair
MIDORI201
Appeared as: GREEN 5 (CL 61570)

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

None

Limited

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited
SODIUM COCOATE
Appeared as: SODIUM COCOATE OR SODIUM PALM KERNELATE

Limited

Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDE
Appeared as: SODIUM CHOLORIDE

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CL 77891)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

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 Lauroyl Isethionate, Stearic Acid, Sodium Tallowate or Sodium Palmitate, Sodium Stearate, Water, Sodium Isethionate, Lauric Acid, Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate, Sodium Cocoate or Sodium Palm Kernelate, Fragrance, Dipropylene Glycol, Sodium Choloride, Propylene Glycol, Tetrasodium EDTA, Tetrasodium Etidronate, Green 5 (Cl 61570), Orange 4 (Cl 15510), Titanium Dioxide (Cl 77891)

Warnings from packaging:

Avoid contact with eyes. In case of contact, rinse thoroughly with water.

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