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Puracy Natural Body Wash, Citrus & Sea Salt

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Puracy Natural Body Wash, Citrus & Sea Salt product label collected on June 19, 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 Puracy Natural Body Wash, Citrus & Sea Salt is 4.

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Data last updated: June 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: NATURAL FRAGRANCE

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

Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: NATURAL FRAGRANCE

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

Fair
SODIUM BENZOATE
Appeared as: SODIUM BENZOATE (FOOD-GRADE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
SODIUM BENZOATE
Appeared as: SODIUM BENZOATE (FOOD-GRADE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN (BIODEGRADABLE)

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

Fair
PROPANEDIOL
Appeared as: PROPANEDIOL (PLANT-BASED)

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good
CITRIC ACID
Appeared as: CITRIC ACID (PLANT-BASED)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATE
Appeared as: POTASSIUM SORBATE (NATURAL)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN (PLANT-BASED SKIN SOFTENER)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN (BIODEGRADABLE)

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

Fair
PROPANEDIOL
Appeared as: PROPANEDIOL (PLANT-BASED)

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATE
Appeared as: POTASSIUM SORBATE (NATURAL)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Appeared as: CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID (COCONUT-BASED)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

None
SODIUM LAUROAMPHOACETATE
Appeared as: SODIUM LAUROAMPHOACETATE (COCONUT-BASED CLEANSER)

None
SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATE
Appeared as: SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATE (COCONUT-BASED CLEANSER)

Limited
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: PINK GRAPEFRUIT ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
LAURYL GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: LAURYL GLUCOSIDE (COCONUT OIL-BASED CLEANSER)

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited
COCO-GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: COCO-GLUCOSIDE (COCONUT-BASED CLEANSER)

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited
COCAMIDOPROPYL HYDROXYSULTAINE
Appeared as: COCAMIDOPROPYL HYDROXYSULTAINE (COCONUT-BASED CLEANSER)

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair
GLYCERYL OLEATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL OLEATE (PLANT-BASED SKIN SOFTENER)

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
SODIUM COCOYL GLYCINATE
Appeared as: SODIUM COCOYL GLYCINATE (COCONUT-BASED CLEANSER)

• Use restrictions (low)

Robust
SEA SALT
Appeared as: HIMALAYAN PINK SEA SALT

None
TETRASODIUM GLUTAMATE DIACETATE
Appeared as: TETRASODIUM GLUTAMATE DIACETATE (PLANT-BASED CLEANSER)

Limited
GLUCONOLACTONE
Appeared as: GLUCONOLACTONE (FOOD-GRADE)

Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Appeared as: CAPRYLYL GLYCOL (COCONUT-BASED)

Limited
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Appeared as: CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID (COCONUT-BASED)

Limited
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: PINK GRAPEFRUIT ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
COCO-GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: COCO-GLUCOSIDE (COCONUT-BASED CLEANSER)

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair
GLYCERYL OLEATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL OLEATE (PLANT-BASED SKIN SOFTENER)

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Robust
SEA SALT
Appeared as: HIMALAYAN PINK SEA SALT

Limited
GLUCONOLACTONE
Appeared as: GLUCONOLACTONE (FOOD-GRADE)

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

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:

Purified Water, Sodium Lauroamphoacetate (Coconut-Based Cleanser), Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate (Coconut-Based Cleanser), Lauryl Glucoside (Coconut Oil-Based Cleanser), Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine (Coconut-Based Cleanser), Sodium Cocoyl Glycinate (Coconut-Based Cleanser), Citric Acid (Plant-Based Preservative), Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate (Plant-Based Cleanser), Vegetable Glycerin (Plant-Based Skin Softener), Caprylyl Glycol (Coconut-Based Preservative), Ethylhexylglycerin (Biodegradable Preservative), Caprylhydroxamic Acid (Coconut-Based Preservative), Propanediol (Plant-Based Preservative), Pink Grapefruit Essential Oil, Coco-Glucoside (Coconut-Based Cleanser), Glyceryl Oleate (Plant-Based Skin Softener), Himalayan Pink Sea Salt, Potassium Sorbate (Natural Preservative), Sodium Benzoate (Food-Grade Preservative), Gluconolactone (Food-Grade Preservative), Natural Fragrance

Directions from packaging:

Rinse skin thoroughly with fresh water. Apply a small amount directly to your skin, loofah, or washcloth (hint: less is more!). Massage into a rich lather. Rinse skin thoroughly with fresh water. To unlock the pump: Screw pump tightly onto bottle; Hold ribbed and smooth collars with one hand; Turn spout counterclockwise with your other hand to unlock.

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