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St. Ives Fresh Skin Scrub, Apricot

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the St. Ives Fresh Skin Scrub, Apricot product label collected on September 13, 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 St. Ives Fresh Skin Scrub, Apricot is 5.

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Data last updated: September 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
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • 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)

Fair

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

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

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

Good

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERYL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERYL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Fair

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited
JUGLANS REGIA (PERSIAN WALNUT) SHELL POWDER
Appeared as: JUGLANS REGIA (WALNUT) SHELL POWDER

Fair
STEARATE
Appeared as: STEARATE SE

Limited

Fair
ZEA MAYS (CORN) KERNEL MEAL
Appeared as: ZEA MAYS KERNEL MEAL (CORN)

Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CETYL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

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

None

Fair

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• 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), JUGLANS REGIA (WALNUT) SHELL POWDER, GLYCERYL STEARATE SE, GLYCERIN, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, ZEA MAYS (CORN) KERNEL MEAL, CETYL ALCOHOL, SODIUM LAURYL SULFOACETATE, COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, PEG-100 STEARATE, CETYL ACETATE, BENZYL ALCOHOL, CETEARETH-20, ACETYLATED LANOLIN ALCOHOL, CARBOMER, POLYSORBATE 60, TRIETHANOLAMINE, FRAGRANCE(PARFUM), DISODIUM EDTA, BENZOIC ACID, SORBIC ACID, PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) FRUIT EXTRACT, TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891).

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