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Bath & Body Works 2 in 1 Hair & Body Wash, Bourbon

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Bath & Body Works 2 in 1 Hair & Body Wash, Bourbon product label collected on September 16, 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 Bath & Body Works 2 in 1 Hair & Body Wash, Bourbon is 6.

Data last updated: September 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

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

Fair
OCTINOXATE
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Limited
LILIAL
Appeared as: BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
TRIETHANOLAMINE LAURYL SULFATE
Appeared as: TEA-LAURYL SULFATE

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

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

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair
BHT

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

Limited

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

None

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

Fair
OCTISALATE
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYL SALICYLATE

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

None

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair
MIDORI201
Appeared as: GREEN 5 (CI 61570)

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited
ACID RED 33
Appeared as: RED 33 (CI 17200)

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (BUTYL ALCOHOL)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (BUTYL ALCOHOL)

Limited
AVOBENZONE
Appeared as: BUTYL METHOXYDIBENZOYLMETHANE

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, and DIBENZOYLMETHANE)

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Robust

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER, SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE, TEA-LAURYL SULFATE, OLETH-10, LAURAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, FRAGRANCE, SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE, LAURAMIDE MIPA, LAURAMIDE MEA, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL, POLYSORBATE 20, SODIUM PCA, CITRIC ACID, TRIETHANOLAMINE, HYDROXYPROPYL METHYLCELLULOSE, PEG-40 CASTOR OIL, POLYQUATERNIUM-7, TRIETHYLENE GLYCOL, TETRASODIUM EDTA, BENZYL ALCOHOL, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, SODIUM CHLORIDE, METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONE, METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE, BHT, PPG-26-BUTETH-26, PEG-40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL, ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE, PPG-12-BUTETH-16, PEG-150 PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRASTEARATE, BUTYL METHOXYDIBENZOYLMETHANE, ETHYLHEXYL SALICYLATE, PEG-6 CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC GLYCERIDES, BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL, LIMONENE, LINALOOL, ALPHA-ISOMETHYL IONONE, COUMARIN, RED 40 (CI 16035), GREEN 5 (CI 61570), RED 33 (CI 17200).

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