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Dr. Carver's Easy Shave Butter, Formula No 43SB1-DSC

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Dr. Carver's Easy Shave Butter, Formula No 43SB1-DSC product label collected on January 22, 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 Dr. Carver's Easy Shave Butter, Formula No 43SB1-DSC is 6.

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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 HIGH

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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PAMITATE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROYLZED BARLEY PROTEIN

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Robust

Limited

Limited

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: VITIS VINIFERA SEED OIL

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: AVENA SATIVUS KERNEL EXTRACT

Limited
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX ALBA BARK EXTRACT

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
LAMINARIA DIGITATA (HORSETAIL KELP) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAMINARIA DIGITATA EXTRACT

Limited
CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CARICA PAPAYA FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
ANANAS SATIVUS (PINEAPPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANANAS SATIVUS FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PANAX GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT

Fair

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE

None

None

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS LEAF OIL

Limited

None

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

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, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Cyclopentasiloxane, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Vitis Vinifera Seed Oil, Propanediol, Avena Sativus Kernel Extract, Salix Alba Bark Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Laminaria Digitata Extract, Carica Papaya Fruit Extract, Ananas Sativus Fruit Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Cyclohexasiloxane, Dimethicone, Phospholipids, Retinyl Pamitate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment filtrate, Hydroylzed Barley Protein, Opuntia Ficus-Indica Stem Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Peel Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Oil, Dimethiconol, Hydroxypropyl Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Disodium EDTA, Ethylhexylglycerin, Potassium Sorbate, Phenoxyethanol, Limonene

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