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Purple Prairie Botanicals Exfoliating Body Bar, Cedarwood Patchouli

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Purple Prairie Botanicals Exfoliating Body Bar, Cedarwood Patchouli product label collected on April 02, 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 Purple Prairie Botanicals Exfoliating Body Bar, Cedarwood Patchouli is 1.

Data last updated: April 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: SAPONIFIED OILS OF COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL

Fair
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) OIL

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL

Robust
COLLOIDAL OATMEAL
Appeared as: ORGANIC AND GLUTEN FREE COLLOIDAL OATMEAL

Limited
CEDRUS ATLANTICA (ATLAS CEDAR) BARK OIL
Appeared as: CEDRUS ATLANTICA (CEDARWOOD) OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

None
STYRAX TONKINENSE RESIN EXTRACT
Appeared as: STYRAX BENZOIN EXTRACT

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

Fair
CINNAMONUM CASSIA (CINNAMON)
Appeared as: CINNAMOMUM CASSIA (CINNAMON) POWDER

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Saponified oils of organic cocos nucifera (coconut) oil, organic elaeis guineensis (palm) oil, organic olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, organic helianthus annuus (sunflower) oil, organic and gluten free colloidal oatmeal, cedrus atlantica (cedarwood) oil, pogostemon cablin (patchouli) oil, styrax benzoin extract, organic cinnamomum cassia (cinnamon) powder.

Directions from packaging:

Lather directly on rough spots to smooth and soften.

Warnings from packaging:

External Use Only. Men Love This Bar. So Will You.

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