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Kirkland Signature Body Wash, Natural Citrus

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Kirkland Signature Body Wash, Natural Citrus product label collected on January 21, 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 Kirkland Signature Body Wash, Natural Citrus is 4.

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Data last updated: January 2020

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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Neurotoxicity
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (CI 15985)
Appeared as: YELLOW 6

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Contamination concerns (CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Limited

• 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)

None
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS PEEL OIL

• 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)

Good

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

Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA PIPERITA OIL

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

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• 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

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

Fair
FD&C RED NO. 4 (CI 14700)
Appeared as: RED 4

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited
ACRYLATES COPOLYMER
Appeared as: ACRYLATES COPOLYMERE

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA REUTITA FLOWER EXTRACT

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CANANGA ODORATA FLOWER EXTRACT

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

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

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

None

None
SODIUM COCOYL HYDROLYZED AMARANTH PROTEIN
Appeared as: SODIUM COCOYL HYDROLYZED AMARANTH PROPEIN

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
OCIMUM BASILICUM (SWEET BASIL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: OCIMUM BASILICUM FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
GINKGO BILOBA (MAIDENHAIR TREE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: GINKGO BILOBA LEAF EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM EXTRACT

Limited
PALMARIA PALMATA (DULSE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PALMARIA PALMATA EXTRACT

None

None

Limited
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUTERPE OLERACEA FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair

Robust

Fair

Fair

Limited
ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) OIL
Appeared as: ANIBA ROSAEODORA WOOD OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Acrylates Copolymere, Glyceryl Stearate, Glycerin, Sorbitan Sesquicaprylate, Sodium Cocoyl Hydrolyzed Amaranth Propein, Babassuamidopropyl Betaine, Olea Europaea Leaf Extract, Ocimum Basilicum Flower/Leaf Extract, Chamomilla Reutita Flower Extract, Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract, Punica Granatum Extract, Palmaria Palmata Extract, Garcinia Mangostana Peel Extract, Lycium Chinense Fruit Extract, Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba Gum, Inulin, Cellulose, Xanthan Gum, Cellulose Gum, Citrus Nobilis peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Peel Oil, Citrus Grandis Peel Oil, Cananga Odorata Flower Extract, Mentha Piperita Oil, Aniba Rosaeodora Wood Oil, Lactic Acid, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate, Phenoxyethanol, Hydroxyacetophenone, Citric Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Yellow 6, Red 4

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