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Hugo Naturals Shower Gel, Creamy Coconut

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Hugo Naturals Shower Gel, Creamy Coconut product label collected on July 28, 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 Hugo Naturals Shower Gel, Creamy Coconut is 4.

Data last updated: July 2017

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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
LIPPIA CITRIODORA FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: LIPPIA CITRIODORA (LEMON VERBENA) FLOWER EXTRACT

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

Good

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

Limited

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA
Appeared as: ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
SODIUM METHYL OLEYL TAURATE
Appeared as: SODIUM METHYL OLEOYL TAURATE

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

None

Fair

Limited

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

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) BARK/LEAF/TWIG EXTRACT

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

Limited
PASSIFLORA EDULIS (PASSION FRUIT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PASSIFLORA EDULIS (PASSIONFLOWER) FRUIT EXTRACT

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua/Water, Decyl Glucoside, Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate (and) Cocamidopropyl Betaine (and) Sodium Methyl Oleoyl Taurate (and) Lauryl Glucoside (and) Coco-Glucoside, Glycerin, Gluconolactone, Sodium Benzoate, Natural Fragrance Oils, Hydrolyzed Quinoa Protein, Allantoin, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Lippia Citriodora (Lemon Verbena) Flower Extract, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Bark/Leaf/Twig Extract, Passiflora Edulis (Passionflower) Fruit Extract,

Directions from packaging:

To use: Apply to wet skin, work into a rich lather and rinse clean.

Warnings from packaging:

Caution: For external use. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep away from children.

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