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Aveeno Active Naturals, Skin Relief Gentle Scent Body Wash, Soothing Oat and Chamomile

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Aveeno Active Naturals, Skin Relief Gentle Scent Body Wash, Soothing Oat and Chamomile product label collected on October 24, 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 Aveeno Active Naturals, Skin Relief Gentle Scent Body Wash, Soothing Oat and Chamomile is 2.

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Data last updated: October 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

None
PEG-8 DODECENYLSUCCINATE
Appeared as: DODECENYLSUCCINATE

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

Fair

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

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

None
HYDROGENATED POTATO STARCH
Appeared as: SODIUM HYDROLYZED POTATO STARCH

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL FLOUR
Appeared as: AVENA SATIVA KERNEL FLOUR (OAT)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited
HEDIONE
Appeared as: METHYLDIHYDROJASMONATE

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER, GLYCERIN, COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE, SODIUM HYDROLYZED POTATO STARCH DODECENYLSUCCINATE, AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL FLOUR, CITRIC ACID, SODIUM BENZOATE, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, TETRASODIUM GLUTAMATE DIACETATE, GLYCOL DISTEARATE, POLYQUATERNIUM-10, 2,6-DIMETHYL-7-OCTEN-2-OL, LAURETH-4, METHYLDIHYDROJASMONATE, ACRYLATES/C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, TRICYCLODECENYL PROPIONATE, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, TETRAMETHYL ACETYLOCTAHYDRONAPHTHALENES, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT, AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL OIL, AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT

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