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Anthony After Shave Balm

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Anthony After Shave Balm product label collected on December 08, 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 Anthony After Shave Balm is 7.

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Data last updated: December 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

None

• 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)

Fair
OCTINOXATE
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)

Limited

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and OXAZOLIDINE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair
BHT

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

Fair

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

Good

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS LEAF OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER; EAU)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

Limited
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA VIRIDIS (SPEARMINT) LEAF OIL

Limited
OCIMUM BASILICUM (SWEET BASIL) OIL
Appeared as: OCIMUM BASILICUM (BASIL) OIL

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

Limited

Fair
HYPERICUM PERFORATUM (ST. JOHN'S WORT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HYPERICUM PERFORATUM FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

• Cancer (low)

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE POWDER
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE POWDER

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

None

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATER
Appeared as: HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA WATER (WITCH HAZEL)

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

Limited

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

None

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

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.

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:

Aqua (Water, Eau), Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Dimethicone, PPG-15 Stearyl Ether, Propanediol, Glycerin, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Mentha Arvensis Leaf Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil, Mentha Viridis (Spearmint) Leaf Oil, Ocimum Basilicum (Basil) Oil, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Althaea Officinalis Root Extract, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Fruit Extract, Hypericum Perforatum Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tocopherol, Allantoin, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Panthenol, Hydrogenated Ethylhexyl Olivate, Caprylyl Glycol, Myristyl Myristate, Jojoba Esters, Bisabolol, Hydrogenated Olive Oil Unsaponifiables, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Squalane, Arachidyl Alcohol, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Polyacrylamide, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Polysorbate 60, Menthoxypropanediol, Behenyl Alcohol, Xanthan Gum, Aminomethyl Propanol, Arachidyl Glucoside, Laureth-7, Tetrasodium EDTA, BHT, Phenoxyethanol, Benzyl Alcohol, Chlorphenesin, Benzoic Acid, Sorbic Acid, Limonene

Directions from packaging:

Immediately apply to freshly shaved skin. Reapply as needed.

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