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Product score: 01

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Prep U Detoxifying Charcoal Soap for Guys

Prep U Detoxifying Charcoal Soap for Guys

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Bar Soap

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Prep U

DATA LAST UPDATED

March 2020

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • MODERATE
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 01
SAPONIFIED COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: OILS [COCONUT
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: PALM
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
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Ingredient score: 02
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CASTOR
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, masking, moisturising, skin conditioning, smoothing, solvent
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
CI 77004
Appeared as: BENTONITE CLAY BUTTER
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) absorbent, bulking agent, emulsion stabilizer, opacifying agent, suspending agent -nonsurfactant, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, bulking, emulsion stabilising, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
SAPONIFIED BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Appeared as: Saponified SHEA Oil
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM HYDROXIDE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, ph adjuster, buffering
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Appeared as: SPRING WATER
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
JUGLANS NIGRA (BLACK WALNUT)
Appeared as: BLACK WALNUT (HULL) POWDER
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
ACTIVATED CHARCOAL
Appeared as: ACTIVATED BAMBOO CHARCOAL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive, absorbent, colorant, opacifying agent, cosmetic colorant
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Ingredients from packaging:

OILS [COCONUT, PALM, CASTOR, SHEA BUTTER] SAPONIFIED WITH SODIUM HYDROXIDE IN SPRING WATER WITH ADDED BENTONITE CLAY, BLACK WALNUT (HULL) POWDER AND ACTIVATED BAMBOO CHARCOAL.

Product's animal testing policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.


Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

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Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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