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Eden Bodyworks Scalp Massaging Serum, Papaya Castor

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Eden Bodyworks Scalp Massaging Serum, Papaya Castor product label collected on May 30, 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 Eden Bodyworks Scalp Massaging Serum, Papaya Castor is 7.

Data last updated: May 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

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)
  • 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
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

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)

Fair
VITAMIN D3
Appeared as: CHOLECALCIFEROL (VITAMIN D)

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Fair

Limited
CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA)
Appeared as: CARICA PAPAYA

Limited
CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: (MANGO SEED BUTTER

Limited

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

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: VITAMIN C

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair
ACETATE
Appeared as: ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

Fair

Limited
PYRUS MALUS (APPLE)
Appeared as: PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) CARPEL POWDER

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

: WATER (AQUA), GLYCERIN, POLYSORBATE 20, SORBITOL, CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACT, RICINUS COMMUNIS CASTOR) SEED OIL, MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO SEED BUTTER, ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE, ASCORBIC ACID VITAMIN C, CHOLECALCIFEROL (VITAMIN D), RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A), TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E), HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE, PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) CARPEL POWDER, SODIUM PCA, SODIUM PHOSPHATE, TOCOPHEROL, XANTHAN GUM, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, POLYSORBATE 60, DISODIUM PHOSPHATE, BENZYL ALCOHOL, DEHYDROACETIC ACID, FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

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