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Lush Shower Scrub, Rub Rub Rub

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lush Shower Scrub, Rub Rub Rub 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 Shower Scrub, Rub Rub Rub is 5.

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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

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair
LILIAL
Appeared as: BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good

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

Good

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

Limited

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

Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: LEMON OIL (CITRUS LIMONUM)

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair
FD&C BLUE 1
Appeared as: BLUE 1

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Robust
SEA SALT
Appeared as: FINE SEA SALT

Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) JUICE
Appeared as: FRESH LEMON JUICE (CITRUS LIMONUM)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

Limited
JASMINUM OFFICINALE (JASMINE)
Appeared as: JASMINE FLOWER INFUSION (JASMINUM OFFICINALE)

None
ACACIA DECURRENS EXTRACT
Appeared as: MIMOSA ABSOLUTE (ACACIA DECURRENS)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA
Appeared as: ORANGE FLOWER ABSOLUTE (CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA)

Limited
JASMINUM GRANDIFLORUM (JASMINE)
Appeared as: JASMINE ABSOLUTE (JASMINUM GRANDIFLORUM)

Limited

Limited
PHLOXINE B K SALT
Appeared as: RED 28

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Fine Sea Salt, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Fresh Organic Lemon Juice (Citrus Limonum), Water (Aqua), Sodium Cocoamphoacetate, Jasmine Flower Infusion (Jasminum Officinale), Mimosa Absolute (Acacia Decurrens), Orange Flower Absolute (Citrus Aurantium Amara), Jasmine Absolute (Jasminum Grandiflorum), Lemon Oil (Citrus Limonum), Lactic Acid, Lauryl Betaine, Limonene, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Fragrance, Blue 1, Red 28

Directions from packaging:

Apply to damp skin and rub gently to exfoliate and cleanse the skin, then rinse clean.

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