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Lush Soap, Parsley Porridge

Data Availability: FAIR

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lush Soap, Parsley Porridge product label collected on January 31, 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 Soap, Parsley Porridge is 4.

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Data last updated: January 2019

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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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)

Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: TEA TREE OIL (MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA)

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

Good

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERINE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
BRASSICA CAMPESTRIS (RAPESEED) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RAPESEED OIL (BRASSICA NAPUS)

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCONUT OIL (COCOS NUCIFERA)

Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE)
Appeared as: TEA TREE INFUSION (MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Fair

Limited
CARUM PETROSELINUM (PARSLEY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: FRESH PARSLEY (CARUM PETROSELINUM)

Robust
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL MEAL
Appeared as: FINE GROUND OATMEAL (AVENA SATIVA)

None
THYMUS ZYGIS OIL
Appeared as: THYME OIL (THYMUS ZYGIS)

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
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: GRAPEFRUIT OIL (CITRUS PARADISI)

Limited

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

Robust

Fair

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

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Rapeseed Oil (Brassica Napus), Coconut Oil (Cocos Nucifera), Tea Tree Infusion (Melaleuca alternifolia), Glycerine, Water (Aqua), Sorbitol, Fresh Parsley (Carum petroselinum), Fine Ground Oatmeal (Avena sativa), Thyme Oil (Thymus Zygis), Sandalwood Oil (Santalum Austro-Caledonicum Vieill), Grapefruit Oil (Citrus Paradisi), Tea Tree Oil (Melaleuca alternifolia), Fresh Aloe Gel (Aloe Secundiflora), Titanium Dioxide, Sodium Chloride, EDTA, Tetrasodium Etidronate, Sodium Hydroxide, Limonene, Linalool, Fragrance, Chlorophyllin

Directions from packaging:

Lather up then rinse clean!

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