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Lush Shower Scrub, Scrub Scrub Scrub

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lush Shower Scrub, Scrub Scrub Scrub 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, Scrub Scrub Scrub 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

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
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • 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)

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)

Good

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) FRUIT
Appeared as: LIME PUREE (CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None
BAROSMA BETULINA LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: BUCHU OIL (BAROSMA BETULINA)

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

Fair
PINUS SYLVESTRIS (SCOT'S PINE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: PINE OIL (PINUS SYLVESTRIS)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
SEA SALT
Appeared as: FINE SEA SALT

Limited
RUBUS FRUTICOSUS (BLACKBERRY)
Appeared as: BLACKBERRY PUREE (RUBUS FRUTICOSUS)

Limited

Limited
ACTIVATED CHARCOAL
Appeared as: POWDERED CHARCOAL

Limited
RIBES NIGRUM (BLACKCURRANT)
Appeared as: BLACKCURRANT POWDER (RIBES NIGRUM)

Limited
RIBES NIGRUM (BLACKCURRANT)
Appeared as: BLACKCURRANT ABSOLUTE (RIBES NIGRUM)

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: ROSEMARY OIL (ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS)

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, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Blackberry Puree (Rubus Fruticosus), Lime Puree (Citrus Aurantifolia), Sodium Cocoamphoacetate, Powdered Charcoal, Propylene Glycol, Organic Blackcurrant Powder (Ribes Nigrum), Blackcurrant Absolute (Ribes Nigrum), Buchu Oil (Barosma Betulina), Rosemary Oil (Rosmarinus Officinalis), Pine Oil (Pinus Sylvestris), Lactic Acid, Lauryl Betaine, Citral, Limonene, Linalool, Fragrance

Directions from packaging:

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

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