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Puracy Natural Hand Soap

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Puracy Natural Hand Soap product label collected on September 04, 2018 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 Puracy Natural Hand Soap is 2.

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Data last updated: September 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
BENZISOTHIAZOLINONE
Appeared as: BENZISOTHIAZOLINONE (BIODEGRADABLE)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN (PLANT-BASED SKIN SOFTENER)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
CITRIC ACID
Appeared as: CITRIC ACID (PLANT-BASED WATER SOFTENER)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

None
SODIUM LAUROAMPHOACETATE
Appeared as: SODIUM LAUROAMPHOACETATE (COCONUT-BASED CLEANSER)

Limited
SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATE (COCONUT-BASED CLEANSER)

• Use restrictions (low)

None
SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATE
Appeared as: SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATE (COCONUT-BASED CLEANSER)

Robust
SEA SALT
Appeared as: HIMALAYAN PINK SEA SALT

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
SODIUM CITRATE
Appeared as: SODIUM CITRATE (PLANT-BASED WATER SOFTENER)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

None
VANILLA RESINOID NATURAL
Appeared as: VANILLIN EX VANILLA BEAN (NATURAL)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

PURIFIED WATER, SODIUM LAUROAMPHOACETATE (COCONUT-BASED CLEANSER), SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATE (COCONUT-BASED CLEANSER), SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATE (COCONUT-BASED CLEANSER), VEGETABLE GLYCERIN (PLANT-BASED SKIN SOFTENER), HIMALAYAN PINK SEA SALT, TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E), ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA), CITRIC ACID (PLANT-BASED WATER SOFTENER), SODIUM CITRATE (PLANT-BASED WATER SOFTENER), LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL, VANILLIN EX VANILLA BEAN (NATURAL), BENZISOTHIAZOLINONE (BIODEGRADABLE PRESERVATIVE)

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