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Shea Moisture Olive Oil Green Tea Body Wash

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Shea Moisture Olive Oil Green Tea Body Wash product label collected on December 07, 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 Shea Moisture Olive Oil Green Tea Body Wash is 2.

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Data last updated: December 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE
Appeared as: COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE (COCONUT OIL SOAP)

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

Limited

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: GREEN TEA EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
DECYL GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: DECYL GLUCOSIDE (COCONUT) OIL

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

None
LAUROYL LACTYLIC ACID
Appeared as: LAUROYL LACTYLATE (PALM KERNEL)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DEIONIZED WATER

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: AVOCADO OIL

Limited
LONICERA JAPONICA (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: LONICERA CAPRIFOLIUM (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER (AND) LONICERA JAPONICA (JAPANESE HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT

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:

COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE (COCONUT OIL SOAP), DECYL GLUCOSIDE (COCONUT OIL), LAUROYL LACTYLATE (PALM KERNEL), DEIONIZED WATER, OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL*, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)*, ESSENTIAL OIL BLEND, AVOCADO OIL, LONICERA CAPRIFOLIUM (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER (AND) LONICERA JAPONICA (JAPANESE HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT, GREEN TEA EXTRACT

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