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The Seaweed Bath Co. Purifying Detox Body Wash, Awaken Rosemary & Mint

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the The Seaweed Bath Co. Purifying Detox Body Wash, Awaken Rosemary & Mint product label collected on January 14, 2020 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 The Seaweed Bath Co. Purifying Detox Body Wash, Awaken Rosemary & Mint is 3.

Data last updated: January 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: ORANGE TERPENES (SWEET ORANGE) OIL

• 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)

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
SODIUM BENZOATE
Appeared as: SODIUM BENZOATE (NATURAL VERSION)

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVENDER ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS GLOBULOUS (EUCALYPTUS) OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Robust

None
FUCUS VESICULOSIS (BLADDERWRACK) EXTRACT
Appeared as: FUCUS VESICULOSUS (ORGANIC BLADDERWRACK SEAWEED) EXTRACT

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

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

None
SODIUM LAURYLGLUCOSIDES HYDROXYPROPYLSULFONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM LAURYLGLUCOSIDE HYDROXYPROPYLSULFONATE (VEGETABLE DERIVED)

Fair

Fair
AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM) OIL

Fair

Fair
SPIRULINA
Appeared as: SPIRULINA (BLUE GREEN ALGAE)

Fair
MONTMORILLONITE
Appeared as: MONTMORILLONITE (FRENCH GREEN CLAY)

Limited
COFFEA ARABICA (ARABIAN COFFEE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: COFFEE EXTRACT

Limited

Fair
COFFEA ARABICA (ARABIAN COFFEE)
Appeared as: COFFEA ARABICA (GREEN COFFEE BEAN) EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSEMARINYS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

Limited
JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA (VIRGINIA RED CEDAR) OIL
Appeared as: JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA (CEDARWOOD) OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
GLUCONIC ACID
Appeared as: GLUCONIC ACID (PLANT DERIVED)

Limited

Limited

Limited
ORIGANUM MAJORANA (SWEET MARJORAM) OIL
Appeared as: ORIGANUM MARJORANA (SWEET MARJORAM) OIL

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) WITH FUCUS VESICULOSUS (ORGANIC BLADDERWRACK SEAWEED) EXTRACT, SODIUM C14-16 OLEFIN SULFONATE, ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE), SODIUM LAURYLGLUCOSIDE HYDROXYPROPYLSULFONATE (VEGETABLE DERIVED), COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM) OIL, OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL, SPIRULINA (BLUE GREEN ALGAE), MONTMORILLONITE (FRENCH GREEN CLAY), VEGETABLE GLYCERIN, COFFEE EXTRACT, CASTILE SOAP, CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT, COFFEA ARABICA (GREEN COFFEE BEAN) EXTRACT, ROSEMARINYS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT, MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL, DECYL GLUCOSIDE, LAVENDER ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL, ALLANTOIN, CITRIC ACID, MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) OIL, ORANGE TERPENES (SWEET ORANGE) OIL, JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA (CEDARWOOD) OIL, EUCALYPTUS GLOBULOUS (EUCALYPTUS) OIL, LAVANDULA HYBRIDA (LAVANDIN) OIL, POTASSIUM SORBATE, RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL, SODIUM BENZOATE (NATURAL VERSION), GLUCONIC ACID (PLANT DERIVED), GLYCOL STEARATE, ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA (BABASSU) SEED OIL, ORIGANUM MARJORANA (SWEET MARJORAM) OIL.

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