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Product score: 01

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Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve Company Soap, Citrus Woods Green Tea

Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve Company Soap, Citrus Woods Green Tea

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Bar Soap

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Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve

DATA LAST UPDATED

May 2021

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • HIGH
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 04
SODIUM HYDROXIDE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, ph adjuster, buffering
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 04
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) OIL
Appeared as: LIME ESSENTIAL OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, cleansing, hair conditioning, masking, skin conditioning, tonic
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
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Ingredient score: 04
LAURUS NOBILIS OIL
Appeared as: BAY LAUREL ESSENTIAL OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, refreshing, tonic
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: GREEN TEA
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, oral care agent, skin-conditioning agent -miscellaneous, ultraviolet light absorber, antimicrobial, astringent, emollient, humectant, masking, oral care, skin conditioning, skin protecting, tonic, uv absorber
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CASTOR BEAN OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, masking, moisturising, skin conditioning, smoothing, solvent
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
ABIES (FIR) NEEDLE OIL
Appeared as: FIR NEEDLE ESSENTIAL OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SUNFLOWER OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCONUT OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, hair conditioning, masking, skin conditioning, solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: PALM OIL (SUSTAINABLE)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: VIRGIN SHEA BUTTER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, viscosityincreasing agent - nonaqueous, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: COCOA BUTTER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin protectant, emollient, masking, skin conditioning, skin protecting
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Ingredient score: 01
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, perfuming
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Ingredient score: 01
CANOLA OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA)
Appeared as: MATCHA GREEN TEA
Data Availability: Fair
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Ingredient score: 01
CEDARWOOD OIL
Appeared as: CEDARWOOD ESSENTIAL OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
PINUS (PINE) NEEDLE OIL
Appeared as: PINE NEEDLE ESSENTIAL OIL
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
LITSEA CUBEBA (MAY CHANG) OIL
Appeared as: LITSEA CUBEBA ESSENTIAL OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, tonic
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
JUNIPERUS COMMUNIS FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: JUNIPER BERRY ESSENTIAL OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
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Ingredient score: 01
CALLITRIS INTRATROPICA (BLUE CYPRESS) OIL
Appeared as: CYPRESS ESSENTIAL OIL
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH
Appeared as: CORNSTARCH
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive, absorbent, skin protectant, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous
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Ingredient score: 01
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) OIL EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSEMARY OIL EXTRACT (ROE)
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredients from packaging:

Organic Sunflower Oil, Organic Coconut Oil, Organic Palm Oil (Sustainable), Organic Green Tea, Organic Virgin Shea Butter, Organic Cocoa Butter, Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Organic Canola Oil, Organic Castor Bean Oil, Sodium Hydroxide, Organic Matcha Green Tea, Cedarwood Essential Oil, Fir Needle Essential Oil, Pine Needle Essential Oil, Lime Essential Oil, Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil, Bay Laurel Essential Oil, Juniper Berry Essential Oil, Cypress Essential Oil, Organic Cornstarch, Organic Rosemary Oil Extract (ROE)

Product's animal testing policies

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Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

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The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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