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Nécessaire The Body Wash, Eucalyptus

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Nécessaire The Body Wash, Eucalyptus product label collected on November 12, 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 Nécessaire The Body Wash, Eucalyptus is 3.

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Data last updated: November 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • 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
None

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

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)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (DERIVED FROM SUSTAINABLE PALM)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
CITRIC ACID
Appeared as: CITRIC ACID (DERIVED FROM CORN)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (PURIFIED DEIONIZED WATER)

None
SODIUM LAURYLGLUCOSIDES HYDROXYPROPYLSULFONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM LAURYLGLUCOSIDES HYDROXYPROPYLSULFONATE (DERIVED FROM COCONUT; CORN)

Limited
COCO-GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: COCO-GLUCOSIDE (DERIVED FROM COCONUT; SUGAR CANE)

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

Limited
DISODIUM COCOAMPHODIACETATE
Appeared as: DISODIUM COCOAMPHODIACETATE (DERIVED FROM COCONUT)

None
SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATE
Appeared as: SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATE (DERIVED FROM COCONUT)

Robust

Fair
NIACINAMIDE
Appeared as: NIACINAMIDE (VITAMIN B3)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Limited

None
SCLEROCARYA BIRREA OIL
Appeared as: SCLEROCARYA BIRREA (MARULA) SEED OIL

None

Limited
LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL

Limited

Limited
SODIUM PHYTATE
Appeared as: SODIUM PHYTATE (DERIVED FROM RICE)

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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 (Purified Deionized Water), Sodium Laurylglucosides Hydroxypropylsulfonate (Derived from Coconut and Corn), Coco-Glucoside (Derived from Coconut and Sugar Cane), Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate (Derived from Coconut), Glycerin (Derived from Sustainable Palm), Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate (Derived from Coconut), Sodium Chloride, Niacinamide (Vitamin B3), Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Sclerocarya Birrea (Marula) Seed Oil, Caryodendron Orinocense (Cacay) Seed Oil, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Citric Acid (Derived from Corn), Chlorphenesin, Sodium Phytate (Derived from Rice), Eucalyptus Globulus (Eucalyptus) Leaf Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Abies Sibirica (Siberian Fir) Oil, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Pogostemon Cablin (Patchouli) Oil

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