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The Seaweed Bath Co. Hydrating Soothing Body Wash, Citrus Vanilla (2017 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the The Seaweed Bath Co. Hydrating Soothing Body Wash, Citrus Vanilla (2017 formulation) 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 (2017 formulation) is 4.

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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS SINENSIS (ORANGE) ESSENTIAL OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

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)

Limited

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited
FUCUS VESICULOSUS EXTRACT
Appeared as: FUCUS VESICULOSUS (BLADDERWRACK SEAWEED) EXTRACT

• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

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

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

Fair

Fair
AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM) OIL

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

Fair

Robust

Limited

Fair

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

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.

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

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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