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Lush Wash Card, Dirty

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lush Wash Card, Dirty product label collected on January 30, 2019 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 Lush Wash Card, Dirty is 6.

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Data last updated: January 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

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

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

None

• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ANILINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: NEROLI OIL (CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

Limited
ARTEMISIA DRACUNCULUS (TARRAGON) OIL
Appeared as: TARRAGON OIL (ARTEMISIA DRACUNCULUS)

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID)

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

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
PYRUS MALUS
Appeared as: FRESH APPLE PULP (PYRUS MALUS)

Fair

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: DRF ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT)
Appeared as: SPEARMINT OIL (MENTHA SPICATA)

Limited
SANTALUM ALBUM (SANDALWOOD) OIL
Appeared as: SANDALWOOD OIL (SANTALUM AUSTRO-CALEDONICUM VIEILL)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) EXTRACT
Appeared as: THYME ABSOLUTE (THYMUS VULGARIS)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

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.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Fresh Apple Pulp (Pyrus Malus), Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Fragrance, Sodium Polyacrylate, DRF Alcohol, Spearmint Oil (Mentha Spicata), Tarragon Oil (Artemisia Dracunculus), Sandalwood Oil (Santalum Austro-Caledonicum Vieill), Lavender Absolute (Lavandula Angustifolia), Neroli Oil (Citrus Aurantium Amara), Thyme Absolute (Thymus Vulgaris), Limonene, Linalool, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Hydroxycitronellal, Iron Oxides, Blue 1 Lake, Chlorophyllin

Directions from packaging:

Lather up then rinse clean!

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