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Village Naturals Therapy Foaming Bath Oil & Body Wash, Aches & Pains Relief (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Village Naturals Therapy Foaming Bath Oil & Body Wash, Aches & Pains Relief (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 04, 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 Village Naturals Therapy Foaming Bath Oil & Body Wash, Aches & Pains Relief (2016 formulation) is 8.

Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Neurotoxicity
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair
FD&C YELLOW NO. 5 (CI 19140)
Appeared as: YELLOW 5

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Neurotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY)
Appeared as: SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE LEAF EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FRUIT EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

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

Fair
FD&C GREEN NO. 3 (CI 42053)
Appeared as: GREEN 3

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Contamination concerns (MANGANESE and ANILINE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Robust

None

• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited
COCAMIDOPROPYL HYDROXYSULTAINE
Appeared as: COCOAMIDOPROPYL HYDROXYSULTAINE

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

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Fair

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS LEAF OIL

Limited
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA VIRIDIS (SPEARMINT) LEAF OIL

Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (TASMANIAN BLUE GUM) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

Limited

Limited
D&C RED NO. 33 (CI 17200)
Appeared as: RED 33

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Glycerin, Cocamide MEA, Cocoamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, PEG-6 Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, Fragrance, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Olive Oil PEG-7 Esters, Menthol, Camphor, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil, Mentha Viridis (Spearmint) Leaf Oil, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Extract, Gaultheria Procumbens (Wintergreen) Leaf Extract, Rosa Canina Fruit Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Symphytum Officinale Leaf Extract, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Leaf Extract, Ascorbic Acid, Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Propylene Glycol, Polyquaternium 10, Citric Acid, tetrasodium edta, Tetrasodium EDTA, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Green 3, Red 33, Yellow 5

Directions from packaging:

Pour under warm running water for a bath full of long-lasting bubbles. Squeeze onto a pouf or washcloth for superior suds in the shower.

Warnings from packaging:

For adult external use only. Keep out of reach of children. This product contains menthol; may cause irritation on sensitive skin. This product bubbles and is not intended for use in hot tubs or whirlpools.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/.

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