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Nubian Heritage Ivorian Cocoa Bar Soap, Milk Chocolate & Hazlenut

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Nubian Heritage Ivorian Cocoa Bar Soap, Milk Chocolate & Hazlenut product label collected on September 29, 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 Nubian Heritage Ivorian Cocoa Bar Soap, Milk Chocolate & Hazlenut is 3.

Data last updated: September 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: Natural Fragrance

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

Limited

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: Vegetable Glycerin

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: Theobroma Cacao Seed Butter*

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: Coconut Oil*

Fair
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: Palm Oil

None
PERSEA GRATISSIMA SEED
Appeared as: Avocado Seed Butter

Limited
CORYLUS (HAZELNUT) OIL
Appeared as: Hazelnut Oil

Fair
CHOCOLATE
Appeared as: Milk Chocolate

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
CORYLUS (SWISS HAZELNUT)
Appeared as: Hazelnuts

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) MEAL EXTRACT
Appeared as: Oatmeal Extract

Limited
MINERAL PIGMENTS
Appeared as: Mineral Pigment

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:

100% Vegetable Soap: Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter*, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)*, Coconut Oil* and/or Palm Oil, Avocado Seed Butter, Vegetable Glycerin, Hazelnut Oil, Milk Chocolate, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Hazelnuts, Oatmeal Extract, Mineral Pigment or Vegetable Color, Natural Fragrance and/or Essential Oil

Directions from packaging:

Apply to washcloth or hands, create rich lather and cleanse. Rinse well. Follow with your favorite Nubian Heritage body lotion or infused butter. Avoid contact with eyes.

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