Menu Close Menu

Menu

Olay Simply Refresh Bar Soap, Rainforest Flower (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

Learn more About
EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Olay Simply Refresh Bar Soap, Rainforest Flower (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 03, 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 Olay Simply Refresh Bar Soap, Rainforest Flower (2016 formulation) is 4.

Browse More:

Where to purchase:

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

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited
ACID RED 33
Appeared as: RED 33

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
CITRIC ACID
Appeared as: CITRIC ACID (CONTAINS ONE OR MORE OF THESE INGREDIENTS)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

None

None

Limited

None

Robust

Robust

Limited
COCONUT FATTY ACID
Appeared as: COCONUT ACID (CONTAINS ONE OR MORE OF THESE INGREDIENTS)

None
PALM KERNEL ACID
Appeared as: PALM KERNEL ACID (CONTAINS ONE OR MORE OF THESE INGREDIENTS)

Limited
TALLOW FATTY ACID
Appeared as: TALLOW ACID (CONTAINS ONE OR MORE OF THESE INGREDIENTS)

None
PALM ACID
Appeared as: PALM ACID (CONTAINS ONE OR MORE OF THESE INGREDIENTS)

Fair
SODIUM CITRATE
Appeared as: SODIUM CITRATE (CONTAINS ONE OR MORE OF THESE INGREDIENTS)

Limited
PASSIFLORA INCARNATA (MAYPOPS) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: PASSIFLORA INCARNATA FLOWER EXTRACT

None

None

Limited
PEARL POWDER
Appeared as: PEARL EXTRACT

Fair

Good

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

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 Tallowate, Sodium Palmate, Sodium Cocoate, Sodium Palm Kernelate, Water, Fragrance, Glycerin, Sodium Chloride, Coconut Acid (Contains One or More of These Ingredients), Palm Kernel Acid (Contains One or More of These Ingredients), Tallow Acid (Contains One or More of These Ingredients), Palm Acid (Contains One or More of These Ingredients), Citric Acid (Contains One or More of These Ingredients), Sodium Citrate (Contains One or More of These Ingredients), Passiflora Incarnata Flower Extract, Passiflora Quadrangularis Flower Extract, Passiflora Laurifolia Flower Extract, Pearl Extract, Zea Mays (Corn) Silk Extract, Tetrasodium EDTA, Titanium Dioxide, Green 3, Red 33

Warnings from packaging:

WARNING: This product contains a chemical known in the State of California to cause cancer and/or birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to: www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/.

ABOUT THE SKIN DEEP® RATINGS

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer

ABOUT EWG VERIFIED™

Beyond providing Skin Deep® as an educational tool for consumers, EWG offers its EWG VERIFIED™ mark as a quick and easily identifiable way of conveying personal care products that meet EWG's strict health criteria. Before a company can use EWG VERIFIED™ on such products, the company must show that it fully discloses the products' ingredients on their labels or packaging, they do not contain EWG ingredients of concern, and are made with good manufacturing practices, among other criteria. Note that EWG receives licensing fees from all EWG VERIFIED™ member companies that help to support the important work we do. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer