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Dr. Bronners Organic Shaving Gel, Lemongrass Lime

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Dr. Bronners Organic Shaving Gel, Lemongrass Lime product label collected on July 04, 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 Dr. Bronners Organic Shaving Gel, Lemongrass Lime is 3.

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Data last updated: July 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: LEMON OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

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

Fair
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) OIL
Appeared as: LIME OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)

Limited
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS OIL
Appeared as: LEMONGRASS OIL

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

Fair
CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OIL
Appeared as: FAIR DEAL HEMP OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) JUICE
Appeared as: WHITE GRAPE JUICE

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCONUT OIL*

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

None
ACACIA CONCINNA FRUIT POWDER
Appeared as: SHIKAKAI POWDER

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: JOJOBA OIL

Fair
ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH
Appeared as: CORN STARCH

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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:

ORGANIC SUCROSE*, ORGANIC WHITE GRAPE JUICE, ORGANIC COCONUT OIL*, POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE**, ORGANIC OLIVE OIL*, ORGANIC SHIKAKAI POWDER, ORGANIC FAIR DEAL HEMP OIL, ORGANIC JOJOBA OIL, ORGANIC CORN STARCH, ORGANIC LEMONGRASS OIL, ORGANIC LEMON OIL, ORGANIC LIME OIL, CITRIC ACID, TOCOPHEROL.

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