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Yes to Natural Man Shaving Cream (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Yes to Natural Man Shaving Cream (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 Yes to Natural Man Shaving Cream (2016 formulation) is 6.

Data last updated: July 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA LEAF OIL

• 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)

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMON PEEL EXTRACT

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

Limited

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

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS FRUIT EXTRACT

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

Limited
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS GRANDIS FRUIT EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA OIL

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS OIL

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

Limited

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

None
MENTHA CITRATA HERB EXTRACT
Appeared as: MENTHA CITRATA LEAF EXTRACT

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Stearic Acid, Myristic Acid, Glycerin, Propanediol, Decyl Glucoside, Potassium Hydroxide, Cocos Nucifera Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Citrus Limon Peel Extract, Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Oil, Citrus Aurantifolia Fruit Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Fruit Extract, Citrus Grandis Fruit Extract, Mentha Citrata Leaf Extract, Tocopherol, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Phytate, Alcohol, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance

Directions from packaging:

For best results, use after showering. Apply a small amount of shave cream and let your razor do the rest. We've got you covered.

Warnings from packaging:

You probably already know this, but...For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. If an adverse reaction develops, stop use and contact your physician. Contains natural ingredients, so product discoloration may occur.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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