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Lush Face And Body Scrub, Ocean Salt

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lush Face And Body Scrub, Ocean Salt 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 Face And Body Scrub, Ocean Salt is 6.

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Data last updated: January 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • 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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

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

Fair

• 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))

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

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

Good

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: FRESH GRAPEFRUIT INFUSION (CITRUS PARADISI)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERINE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
SEA SALT
Appeared as: FINE SEA SALT

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) BUTTER
Appeared as: AVOCADO BUTTER (PERSEA GRATISSIMA)

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

Limited
FUCUS VESICULOSUS
Appeared as: SEAWEED ABSOLUTE (FUCUS VESICULOSUS)

None
VIOLA ODORATA EXTRACT
Appeared as: VIOLET LEAF ABSOLUTE (VIOLA ODORATA)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

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:

Fine Sea Salt, Fresh Grapefruit Infusion (Citrus Paradisi), Coarse Sea Salt, Stearic Acid, Fresh Organic Lime Extracted in Vodka (Citrus Aurantifolia), Sodium Cocoamphoacetate, Glycol Stearate, Triethanolamine, Avocado Butter (Persea Gratissima), Extra Virgin Coconut Oil (Cocos Nucifera), Lime Oil (Citrus Aurantifolia), Seaweed Absolute (Fucus Vesiculosus), Violet Leaf Absolute (Viola Odorata), Glycerine, Lanolin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Citral, Limonene, Linalool, Fragrance, Blue 1, Methylparaben, Propylparaben

Directions from packaging:

Apply to damp skin and rub gently to exfoliate and refresh the skin. Rinse clean and pat dry.

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