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Thayers Gentlemen's Shave Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Thayers Gentlemen's Shave Cream product label collected on September 24, 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 Thayers Gentlemen's Shave Cream is 4.

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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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
GLYCERYL ROSINATE
Appeared as: COCO-GLUCOSIDE & GLYCERYL OLEATE

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

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

Limited
SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM COCOYL ISOTHIONATE

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: WITCH HAZEL EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE EXTRACT

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

None

Limited
GLUCONOLACTONE
Appeared as: GLUCONOLACTONE & SODIUM BENZOATE

Fair

Fair
CYAMOPSIS TETRAGONOLOBA (GUAR) GUM
Appeared as: CYAMOPSIS TETRAGONOLOBA GUM (GUAR)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

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

Good

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• 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 LAURYL GLUCOSIDE, SODIUM COCOYL ISOTHIONATE, CETYL ALCOHOL, WITCH HAZEL EXTRACT, ALOE EXTRACT, COCO-GLUCOSIDE & GLYCERYL OLEATE, ORGANIC GLYCERIN, FRAGRANCE, SORBITAN OLEATE DECYLGLUCOSIDE CROSSPOLYMER, GLUCONOLACTONE & SODIUM BENZOATE, ORGANIC COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT OIL, CYAMOPSIS TETRAGONOLOBA (GUAR) GUM, POTASSIUM SORBATE, ORGANIC SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) OIL, MICA, TITANIUM DIOXIDE, CITRIC ACID

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