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Cetaphil Deep Cleansing Bar

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Cetaphil Deep Cleansing Bar product label collected on October 31, 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 Cetaphil Deep Cleansing Bar is 4.

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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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: MASKING FRAGRANCE

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (PAHS)

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

None

Robust

Limited

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

Limited

Robust

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
PENTASODIUM DTPA
Appeared as: PENTASODIUM PENTETATE

Limited

Good

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

None
SODIUM PALM KERNELATE
Appeared as: MAY ALSO CONTAIN SODIUM PALM KERNELATE

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:

SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATE, STEARIC ACID, SODIUM TALLOWATE, WATER, SODIUM COCOATE, SODIUM STEARATE, GLYCERIN, SODIUM CHLORIDE, PEG-20, BUTYL AVOCADATE, PETROLATUM, SODIUM ISETHIONATE, SODIUM ISOSTEAROYL LACTYLATE, PENTASODIUM PENTETATE, SUCROSE COCOATE, MASKING FRAGRANCE, TETRASODIUM ETIDRONATE, PROPYL GALLATE, TITANIUM DIOXIDE, MAY ALSO CONTAIN SODIUM PALM KERNELATE

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