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The Seaweed Bath Co. Firming Detox Cream, Awaken

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the The Seaweed Bath Co. Firming Detox Cream, Awaken 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. Firming Detox Cream, Awaken is 2.

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Data last updated: May 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

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

Limited

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL

Fair

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
COFFEA ARABICA (ARABIAN COFFEE)
Appeared as: COFFEA ARABICA (GREEN COFFEE BEAN) EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)

Fair
HYALURONIC ACID
Appeared as: SODIUM HYALURONATE (HYALURONIC ACID)

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (NATURAL VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

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

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

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: ORANGE TERPENES (SWEET ORANGE) OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA (VIRGINIA RED CEDAR) WOOD EXTRACT
Appeared as: JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA (CEDARWOOD) OIL

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
ORIGANUM MAJORANA (SWEET MARJORAM) OIL
Appeared as: ORIGANUM MARJORANA (SWEET MARJORAM) OIL

Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) OIL
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS GLOBULOUS (EUCALYPTUS) OIL

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, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Vegetable Glycerin, Stearic Acid, Glyceryl Stearate, Stearyl Alcohol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Unrefined Shea) Butter, Coffea Arabica (Green Coffee Bean) Extract, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate (Hyaluronic Acid), Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Caffeine, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Ethylhexylglycerin, Allantoin, Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E), Polysorbate-80, Aleurites Moluccana (Kukui) Oil, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Mentha Spicata (Spearmint) Oil, Phenethyl Alcohol, Panthenol, Carbomer, Lavender Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Orange Terpenes (Sweet Orange) Oil, Juniperus Virginiana (Cedarwood) Oil, Lavandula Hybrida (Lavandin) Oil, Origanum Marjorana (Sweet Marjoram) Oil, Eucalyptus Globulous (Eucalyptus) Oil

Directions from packaging:

Use daily for optimal benefits. Apply small amount to skin as needed targeting areas of concern. For best results, use with our Exfoliating Detox Body Soap, Exfoliating Detox Scrub or Purifying Detox Body Wash.

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