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Osea Salts of the Earth Body Scrub

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Osea Salts of the Earth Body Scrub product label collected on May 11, 2021 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 Osea Salts of the Earth Body Scrub is 1.

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Data last updated: May 2021

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA OIL

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

Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDE
Appeared as: SODIUM CHLORIDE (NEW ZEALAND SOLAR SALT; PINK HIMALAYAN SEA SALT; RED HAWAIIAN SEA SALT)

Fair

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None
ALGAE/ SEAWEED/ KELP (SPECIES UNSPECIFIED)
Appeared as: GIGARTINA SKOTTSBERGII EXTRACT

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
RED CLAY
Appeared as: ILITE (RED CLAY)

None

Limited

Limited

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.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

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:

Sodium Chloride (New Zealand Solar Salt, Pink Himalayan Sea Salt, Red Hawaiian Sea Salt), Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Silica, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Gigartina Skottsbergii Extract, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Extract (and) Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract (and) Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Extract (and) Tocopherol, Ilite (Red Clay), Lavandula Angustifolia Oil, Sodium Olivate, Persea gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Orbignya Oleifera (Babassu) Seed Oil

Directions from packaging:

Stir well before using. Gently apply onto skin using circular motions, paying special attention to dry, rough areas. Rinse with warm water and finish with OSEA body moisturizer of choice.

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