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Seventh Generation Body Wash, Mandarin & Yuzu Scent

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Seventh Generation Body Wash, Mandarin & Yuzu Scent product label collected on April 24, 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 Seventh Generation Body Wash, Mandarin & Yuzu Scent is 3.

Data last updated: April 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)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS PEEL OIL (ORANGE)

• 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)

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)

Good
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE
Appeared as: COCOAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE (PLANT-BASED)

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

Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDE
Appeared as: SODIUM HYDROXIDE (SYNTHETIC)

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

Fair

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

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

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

Limited
DECYL GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: DECYL GLUCOSIDE (PLANT-DERIVED)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair
SODIUM BENZOATE
Appeared as: SODIUM BENZOATE (SYNTHETIC)

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (PLANT-DERIVED)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
CITRIC ACID
Appeared as: CITRIC ACID (PLANT-DERIVED)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Fair
LAURIC ACID
Appeared as: LAURIC ACID (PLANT-DERIVED)

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL (SUNFLOWER)

None
SODIUM LAURYL GLUCOSE CARBOXYLATE
Appeared as: SODIUM LAURYL GLUCOSE CARBOXYLATE (PLANT-BASED)

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
LAURYL GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: LAURYL GLUCOSIDE (PLANT-BASED)

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

Limited
CAESALPINIA SPINOSA GUM
Appeared as: CAESALPINIA SPINOSA GUM (PLANT-DERIVED)

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER (SHEA)

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
KAOLIN
Appeared as: KAOLIN (MINERAL-BASED)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
CITRUS JUNOS FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS JUNOS FRUIT EXTRACT (PLANT-DERIVED)

• Use restrictions (low)

None
POTATO STARCH, MODIFIED
Appeared as: MODIFIED POTATO STARCH (PLANT-BASED)

Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDE
Appeared as: SODIUM CHLORIDE (MINERAL-BASED)

Limited
CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA (CAMPHOR) OIL
Appeared as: CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA BARK OIL (CAMPHOR)

Limited
MENTHA ARVENSIS (WILD MINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA ARVENSIS LEAF OIL (PLANT-DERIVED)

Limited
CIS-3-HEXENYL ACETATE
Appeared as: HEXENYL ACETATE (PLANT-DERIVED)

None
TAGETES MINUTA FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: TAGETES MINUTA FLOWER OIL (PLANT-DERIVED)

Limited
GAMMA-DECALACTONE
Appeared as: GAMMA DECALACTONE (PLANT-DERIVED)

Limited
CEDRUS ATLANTICA (ATLAS CEDAR) OIL
Appeared as: CEDRUS ATLANTICA WOOD OIL (PLANT-DERIVED)

Limited
GAMMA-OCTALACTONE
Appeared as: GAMMA-OCTALACTONE (PLANT-DERIVED)

• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

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.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

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.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER (AQUA), DECYL GLUCOSIDE (PLANT-DERIVED), LAURIC ACID (PLANT-DERIVED), HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL (PLANT-DERIVED), SODIUM LAURYL GLUCOSE CARBOXYLATE (PLANT-BASED), LAURYL GLUCOSIDE (PLANT-BASED), COCOAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE (PLANT-BASED), GLYCERIN (PLANT-DERIVED), CAESALPINIA SPINOSA GUM (PLANT-DERIVED), BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER (PLANT-DERIVED), KAOLIN (MINERAL-BASED), CITRUS JUNOS FRUIT EXTRACT (PLANT-DERIVED), MODIFIED POTATO STARCH (PLANT-BASED), SODIUM CHLORIDE (MINERAL-BASED), SODIUM HYDROXIDE (SYNTHETIC), CITRIC ACID (PLANT-DERIVED), SODIUM BENZOATE (SYNTHETIC), CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL (PLANT-DERIVED), CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA (CAMPHOR) BARK OIL (PLANT-DERIVED), CITRUS NOBILIS (MANDARIN ORANGE) PEEL OIL (PLANT-DERIVED), CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) OIL (PLANT-DERIVED), MENTHA ARVENSIS LEAF OIL (PLANT-DERIVED), HEXENYL ACETATE (PLANT-DERIVED), TAGETES MINUTA FLOWER OIL (PLANT-DERIVED), MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL (PLANT-DERIVED), GAMMA DECALACTONE (PLANT-DERIVED), CEDRUS ATLANTICA WOOD OIL (PLANT-DERIVED), GAMMA-OCTALACTONE (PLANT-DERIVED).

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