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Kiehl's Since 1851 Close-Shavers Squadron Ultimate Brushless Shave Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Kiehl's Since 1851 Close-Shavers Squadron Ultimate Brushless Shave Cream product label collected on July 01, 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 Kiehl's Since 1851 Close-Shavers Squadron Ultimate Brushless Shave Cream is 4.

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Data last updated: July 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Good

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) OIL
Appeared as: SESAMUM INDICUM/SESAME SEED OIL

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: CI 77891/TITANIUM DIOXIDE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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

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

None

Fair

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Stearic Acid, Palmitic Acid, Squalane, Polyisobutene, Butylene Glycol, Polysorbate 60, Peg-100 Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate, Myristyl Alcohol, Sesamum Indicum/Sesame Seed Oil, Triethanolamine, Dimethiconol Stearate, Polyglyceryl-3 Beeswax, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cetyl Alcohol, Ci 77891/Titanium Dioxide, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Methylparaben, Xanthan Gum, Tetrasodium Edta, Sodium Pca, Stearyl Alcohol, Menthol, Chlorphenesin, Olea Europaea/Olive Fruit Oil, Elaeis Guineensis/Palm Oil, Propylparaben, Menthoxypropanediol, Allantoin, Camphor, Butylparaben, Sodium Hydroxide, Aloe Barbadensis/Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice

Directions from packaging:

Suggested Usage:-Shave after a warm bath or shower and/or after using the Kiehl's facial scrub appropriate for your skin type. -You may also apply a damp, warm towel to the face prior to shaving. -Smooth on a small amount of shave cream (just enough to cover shaven area). -No water is needed, just glide your razor for a smooth shave. -Follow with a Kiehl's toner and moisturizer suitable for your skin type.

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