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Eden Bodyworks Scalp Cleanser, Papaya Castor

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Eden Bodyworks Scalp Cleanser, 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 Cleanser, Papaya Castor is 7.

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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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • 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)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

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

Fair
ACETIC ACID
Appeared as: ACETIC ACID (APPLE CIDER VINEGAR)

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

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

None
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL DIBENZOATE
Appeared as: PROPYLENE GLYCOL DIBENZOATE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Fair

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

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), CETYL ALCOHOL, STEARYL ALCOHOL, RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL, CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACT, ACETIC ACID (APPLE CIDER VINEGAR), LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWER EXTRACT, MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER, ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE, ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C), CHOLECALCIFEROL (VITAMIN D), RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A), TOCOPHEROL, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E), PANTHENOL, HYDROLYZED KERATIN, CITRIC ACID, GLYCERIN, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, PROPYLENE GLYCOL DIBENZOATE, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, BEHENTRIMONIUM METHOSULFATE, CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, BENZYL ALCOHOL, DEHYDROACETIC ACID, FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

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