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Schmidt's Plant Based Body Wash, Bergamot + Lime

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Schmidt's Plant Based Body Wash, Bergamot + Lime product label collected on September 25, 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 Schmidt's Plant Based Body Wash, Bergamot + Lime 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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

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

None

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL (ARGAN) OIL

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Robust

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
FUCUS VESICULOSUS EXTRACT
Appeared as: FUCUS VESICULOSUS (BLADDERWRACK) EXTRACT

• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Limited
HYPNEA MUSCIFORMIS (HYPNEACEAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HYPNEA MUSCIFORMIS (RED ALGAE) EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
SPIRULINA MAXIMA (ALGAE)
Appeared as: SPIRULINA MAXIMA (BLUE-GREEN ALGAE) EXTRACT

Limited
AZADIRACHTA INDICA LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: MELIA AZADIRACHTA LEAF (NEEM) EXTRACT

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER, POTASSIUM OLEATE, POTASSIUM COCOATE, POTASSIUM PALM KERNELATE, ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL (ARGAN) OIL*, DECYL GLUCOSIDE, GLYCERIN, C12-18 ALKYL GLUCOSIDE, CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) PEEL OIL, SODIUM CHLORIDE, CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) OIL, SODIUM GLUCONATE, POTASSIUM CITRATE, CITRIC ACID, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, FUCUS VESICULOSUS (BLADDERWRACK) EXTRACT, HYPNEA MUSCIFORMIS (RED ALGAE) EXTRACT, PORPHYRA UMBILICALIS (NORI) EXTRACT, SPIRULINA MAXIMA (BLUE-GREEN ALGAE) EXTRACT, MELIA AZADIRACHTA LEAF (NEEM) EXTRACT.

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