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The Seaweed Bath Co. Hydrating Soothing Body Wash, Citrus Vanilla

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the The Seaweed Bath Co. Hydrating Soothing Body Wash, Citrus Vanilla product label collected on May 19, 2017 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 Seaweed Bath Co. Hydrating Soothing Body Wash, Citrus Vanilla is 2.

Data last updated: May 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

None
FUCUS VESICULOSIS (BLADDERWRACK) EXTRACT
Appeared as: FUCUS VESICULOSUS (BLADDERWRACK SEAWEED) EXTRACT

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

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

Fair

Fair

Limited
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) OIL

Fair

Robust
BLUE GREEN ALGAE
Appeared as: SPIRULINA (BLUE GREEN ALGAE)

Limited

Fair

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS SINENSIS (ORANGE) ESSENTIAL OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited

Good

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) EXTRACT.

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:

Aqua (Water) with Fucus Vesiculosus (Bladderwrack Seaweed) Extract, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe), Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Azadirachta Indica (Neem) Oil, Aleurites Moluccana (Kukui) Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil, Spirulina (Blue Green Algae), Vegetable Glycerin, Castile Soap, Chlorophyll, Sodium Laurylglucosides Hydroxypropylsulfonate (vegetable derived), Decyl Glucoside, Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate, Allantoin, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Citrus Sinensis (Orange) Essential Oil, Sodium Benzoate (natural version), Citrus Reticulata (Mandarin Orange) Peel Extract, Gluconic Acid (plant derived), Glycol Stearate, Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan), Polyglyceryl-10 Laurate (vegetable derived), Orbignya Oleifera (Babassu) Seed Oil, Vanilla Planifolia (Vanilla) Extract.

Directions from packaging:

Use daily as a body wash or shaving gel. Gently massage into wet skin to create a moisturizing lather. Rinse clean. Mix with our Hydrating Seaweed Bath to create an exfoliating scrub.

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