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Grahams Natural Alternatives Bath Oil (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Grahams Natural Alternatives Bath Oil (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 Grahams Natural Alternatives Bath Oil (2016 formulation) is 1.

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 LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
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
Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLIVE OIL

Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) OIL
Appeared as: APRICOT KERNEL OIL

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E OIL

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

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

Limited
LEPTOSPERMUM SCOPARIUM (MANUKA) OIL
Appeared as: MANUKA OIL

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

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:

Olive Oil, Apricot Kernel Oil, Emu Oil, Vitamin E Oil, Almond Oil, Manuka Oil

Directions from packaging:

1-2 capfuls per bath. Soak for 10-15 minutes then pat dry. For best results use with other Grahams Natural products. Shake well before use. Gentle enough for daily use even on sensitive skin. Rinsing is not necessary. Grahams Natural Bath Oil may also be massaged directly into the skin.

Warnings from packaging:

Bath oil may make the bathtub slippery so be careful when entering and exiting the bathtub. For external use only. Do not take this product by mouth, and do not let product get into eyes. If product gets into eyes, flush with water until it is out, and consult your physician if necessary. If redness, irritation, or other reaction develops, discontinue use immediately and consult your physician.

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