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ApotheCARE Essentials Body Wash, Thyme Rosemary Neroli Scent

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the ApotheCARE Essentials Body Wash, Thyme Rosemary Neroli Scent product label collected on October 22, 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 ApotheCARE Essentials Body Wash, Thyme Rosemary Neroli Scent is 4.

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Data last updated: October 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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

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

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited
SODIUM LAUROYL SARCOSINATE
Appeared as: SODIUM LAUROYL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

None

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

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)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Robust

Fair

Fair

Limited
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: THYMUS VULGARIS FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT* (THYME)

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT* (ROSEMARY)

Limited
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX ALBA BARK EXTRACT* (WILLOW)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
ARCTIUM LAPPA (BURDOCK) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARCTIUM LAPPA ROOT EXTRACT*

Fair
GINKGO BILOBA (MAIDENHAIR TREE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: GINKGO BILOBA LEAF EXTRACT*

• Cancer (moderate)

Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALVIA OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT* (SAGE)

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES FRUIT EXTRACT*

Fair

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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:

WATER (AQUA), COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE*, SODIUM LAUROYL GLYCINATE*, SODIUM LAUROYL ISETHIONATE*, SODIUM CHLORIDE, GLYCERIN*, CARBOMER, LAURIC ACID, FRAGRANCE (PARFUM), THYMUS VULGARIS (THYME) FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT*, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT*, SALIX ALBA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT*, ARCTIUM LAPPA ROOT EXTRACT*, GINKGO BILOBA LEAF EXTRACT*, SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) LEAF EXTRACT*, HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES FRUIT EXTRACT*, PHENOXYETHANOL, STYRENE/ACRYLATES COPOLYMER, PEG-150 PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRASTEARATE, CITRIC ACID, STEARIC ACID*, PPG-2 HYDROXYETHYL COCAMIDE, BHT, SODIUM ISETHIONATE, TETRASODIUM EDTA, ETIDRONIC ACID, IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE, LINALOOL, EUGENOL, GERANIOL, BENZYL SALICYLATE, CITRAL, ALPHA-ISOMETHYL IONONE, LIMONENE.

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