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The Big Green Skin Barrier Shampoo & Body Wash

EWG scientists reviewed the The Big Green Skin Barrier Shampoo & Body Wash product label collected on June 20, 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. The Big Green Skin Barrier Shampoo & Body Wash is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: June 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Robust

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER OIL

• Enhanced skin absorption
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

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

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Fair

Limited

Fair

Limited

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

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:

Water, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Decyl Glucoside, Lauryl Glucoside, Glycerin, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Anthemis Nobilis Flower Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Coco-Glucoside, Xanthan Gum, Caprylyl Glycol, Glyceryl Oleate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Disodium EDTA, Citric Acid, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Tocopherol

Directions from packaging:

Apply a generous amount to wet hair and body and rinse well with water, repeat if necessary.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. If any adverse reaction develops, stop use and contact your physician.

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