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Smitty's by Angie Watts Beard wash

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Smitty's by Angie Watts Beard wash product label collected on December 23, 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 Smitty's by Angie Watts Beard wash is 3.

Data last updated: December 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: MELALEUCA ALTERNAFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL

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

Limited

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
CITRIC ACID
Appeared as: CITRIC ACID (NATURAL DERIVED FROM CITRUS FRUITS)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited
POTASSIUM OLEATE
Appeared as: POTASSIUM OLEATE (DERIVED FROM SUNFLOWER) OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
POTASSIUM COCOATE
Appeared as: POTASSIUM COCOATE (DERIVED FROM COCONUT) OIL

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

Limited

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

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (CAMELLIA) SEED OIL

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) OIL
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE) LEAF OIL

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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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:

Aqua (Water), Potassium Oleate (Derived from Organic Sunflower Oil), Potassium Cocoate (Derived from Organic Coconut Oil), Potassium Citrate, Vegetable Glycerin, Citric Acid (natural preservative derived from citrus fruits), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Oil, Ricinus Communis (Black Castor) Seed Oil, Camellia Oleifera (Camellia) Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe) Leaf Oil, Melaleuca Alternafolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil.

Directions from packaging:

Apply a small amount to wet beard, work into a lather, and massage thoroughly into beard. Rinse.

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