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The Art of Shaving After-Shave Balm, Unscented

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the The Art of Shaving After-Shave Balm, Unscented product label collected on February 19, 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 The Art of Shaving After-Shave Balm, Unscented is 3.

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Data last updated: February 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

None

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

Good
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN)
Appeared as: CHONDRUS CRISPUS POWDER

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Fair

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS SEED OIL

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL WAX
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS PEEL CERA/WAX (ORANGE)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT

Fair

None

Fair

Limited
CARAMEL COLOR
Appeared as: CARAMEL

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, GLYCERIN, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER, ISOHEXADECANE, PEG-4 OLIVATE, ISOPROPYL ISOSTEARATE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, PEG-100 STEARATE, SILICA, TAPIOCA STARCH, CHONDRUS CRISPUS POWDER, SODIUM CITRATE, XANTHAN GUM, CETYL LACTATE, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS SEED OIL, SODIUM PCA, PHENOXYETHANOL, BENZYL ALCOHOL, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL CERA/WAX, ASCORBYL PALMITATE, VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACT, CITRIC ACID, TETRASODIUM EDTA, PEG-4 DILAURATE, PEG-4 LAURATE, CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT, CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) FRUIT EXTRACT, IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT, PEG-4, EQUISETUM HIEMALE EXTRACT, SODIUM HYALURONATE, CARAMEL

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