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Aveeno Skin Relief Body Wash, Fragrance Free

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Aveeno Skin Relief Body Wash, Fragrance Free product label collected on October 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 Aveeno Skin Relief Body Wash, Fragrance Free 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)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• 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

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

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CORIANDRUM SATIVUM (CORIANDER) OIL
Appeared as: CORIANDRUM SATIVUM (CORIANDER) FRUIT OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM (CARDAMOM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM SEED OIL

Limited
COMMIPHORA MYRRHA (MYRRH) OIL
Appeared as: COMMIPHORA MYRRHA OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA: Companies That Do Test on Animals

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER, GLYCERIN, SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE, COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, SODIUM HYDROLYZED POTATO STARCH DODECENYLSUCCINATE, AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL FLOUR, CITRIC ACID, SODIUM BENZOATE, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, TETRASODIUM GLUTAMATE DIACETATE, GLYCOL DISTEARATE, DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL, POLYQUATERNIUM-10, LAURETH-4, ACRYLATES/C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, PEG-20 ALMOND GLYCERIDES, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, CORIANDRUM SATIVUM (CORIANDER) FRUIT OIL, AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL OIL, ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM SEED OIL, COMMIPHORA MYRRHA OIL, AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT

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