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Em & El Organics Smooth Sailing Aftershave Balm

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Em & El Organics Smooth Sailing Aftershave Balm product label collected on September 08, 2020 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 Em & El Organics Smooth Sailing Aftershave Balm is 2.

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Data last updated: September 2020

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: TEA TREE ESSENTIAL 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)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Fair
PINUS SYLVESTRIS (SCOT'S PINE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: SCOTCH PINE ESSENTIAL OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

Limited

Limited

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

Fair
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) OIL
Appeared as: SESAME OIL

Limited
CEDARWOOD OIL
Appeared as: CEDARWOOD ESSENTIAL OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

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

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: ROSEMARY ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) OIL
Appeared as: SAGE ESSENTIAL OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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:

Coconut Oil*, Beeswax, Almond Oil*, Sesame Oil*, Pure Essential Ois of Cedarwood*, Vetiver*, Lavender*, Rosemary*, Sage*, Tea Tree* & Scotch Pine* (*Certified Organic)

Directions from packaging:

Apply a light layer to skin directly after shaving, or as often as needed. Use with our Smooth Sailing Shave Soap for best results.

Warnings from packaging:

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