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Nubian Heritage Bar Soap, Mango Butter

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Nubian Heritage Bar Soap, Mango Butter product label collected on November 17, 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 Bar Soap, Mango Butter is 3.

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Data last updated: November 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
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77492)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77499)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

None

Robust

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

None

Robust

None
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS PEEL (ORANGE)

None

Fair
ZEA MAYS (CORN) KERNEL MEAL
Appeared as: ZEA MAYS KERNEL MEAL (CORN)

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

Robust

Limited

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO SEED BUTTER* (COCOA)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Sodium palmate, sodium palm kernelate, water, glycerin, fragrance (parfum), butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter**, sodium gluconate, palm acid, sodium chloride, citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) peel, palm kernel acid, organic zea mays (corn) kernel meal, ascorbic acid honey, mangifera indica (mango) seed butter, theobroma cacao (cocoa) seed butter*, titanium dioxide (ci 77891), iron oxides (ci 77492), iron oxides (ci 77499)

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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