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The Super Salve Company Body Nurish Salt Scrub

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the The Super Salve Company Body Nurish Salt Scrub product label collected on December 19, 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 The Super Salve Company Body Nurish Salt Scrub is 3.

Data last updated: December 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) OIL
Appeared as: ESSENTIAL OIL OF CLOVE

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

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

• Use restrictions (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE, METHYLPARABEN, and TRICLOSAN)

Limited
GAULTHERIA PROCUMBENS (WINTERGREEN) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: ESSSENTIAL OIL OF WINTERGREEN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Robust

Limited

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: JOJOBA OIL

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: GRAPESEED OIL

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E OIL

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: PURE ESSENTIAL OIL OF SWEET ORANGE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: ESSENTIAL OIL OF PEPPERMINT

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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:

sea salt; Dead Sea salt; jojoba oil; grapeseed oil; vitamin E oil; grapefruit seed extract; pure essential oil of sweet orange; essential oil of peppermint; essential oil of corriander; essential oil of clove; esssential oil of wintergreen

Directions from packaging:

In the shower, place a handful of Salt Scrub in palm and gently massage into skin. Rinse thoroughly and pat skin dry. Use as often as desired for soft smooth skin.

Warnings from packaging:

n/a

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