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Pollynation Apothecary Enzymatic Soap

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Pollynation Apothecary Enzymatic Soap product label collected on December 01, 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 Pollynation Apothecary Enzymatic Soap is 3.

Data last updated: December 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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: CUSTOM ESSENTIAL OIL BLEND

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

Fair

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

None

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CASTOR OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCONUT OIL

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL

Robust

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PAPAYA EXTRACT

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

Limited
PUMICE
Appeared as: PUMICE STONE

Limited
DIMETHYL SULFONE
Appeared as: MSM

None

Limited

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

Organic Coconut Oil, Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Water, Sodium Hydroxide, Organic Shea Butter, Organic Castor Oil, Papaya Extract, Vitamin C, Pumice Stone, MSM, Mango Extract, Tamanu Oil, Zinc Oxide, Custom Essential Oil Blend, Colorant (Natural).

Directions from packaging:

Massage soap into wet hands or wet loofah creating a nice lather, then cleanse and rinse body. Store soap in a non-water collecting area. This helps soap last longer.

Warnings from packaging:

1) These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease. 2) No phthalates, parabens, silicones, artificial colors or fragrances, sulfates, or formaldehyde

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