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Grove Collaborative Cedar & Sage Hydrating Bar Soap

EWG scientists reviewed the Grove Collaborative Cedar & Sage Hydrating Bar Soap product label collected on March 02, 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. Grove Collaborative Cedar & Sage Hydrating Bar Soap is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: March 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
SODIUM PALMATE
Appeared as: ELAEIS GUINEENSIS OIL (PALM)

SODIUM COCOATE
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL

SODIUM OLIVATE
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Fair

Robust
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL MEAL
Appeared as: AVENA SATIVA KERNEL MEAL (OAT)

None

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA OIL
Appeared as: LAVANDULA HYBRIDA (LAVANDIN) OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

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:

Elaeis guineensis (palm) oil* , cocos nucifera (coconut) oil*, olea europaea (olive) fruit oil*, sodium hydroxide, triticum vulgare (wheat) bran*, avena sativa (oat) kernel meal*, chlorella vulgaris powder, cedrus atlantica (atlas cedar) oil, salvia officinalis (sage) oil, lavandula hybrida (lavandin) oil, eucalyptus globulus oil

Directions from packaging:

Use daily in your bath, shower or at your sink. Lather well.

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