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Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve Company Soap, Juniper Spearmint

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve Company Soap, Juniper Spearmint product label collected on May 14, 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 Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve Company Soap, Juniper Spearmint is 3.

Data last updated: May 2021

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Fair
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) OIL
Appeared as: LIME ESSENTIAL OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)

Limited
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY) LEAF
Appeared as: COMFREY LEAF

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)

Fair
CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HEMP SEED OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
JUNIPERUS COMMUNIS (JUNIPER)
Appeared as: JUNIPER BERRIES

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

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SUNFLOWER OIL

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

Fair
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: PALM OIL (SUSTAINABLE)

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Robust

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: COCOA BUTTER

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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

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

Limited
JUNIPERUS COMMUNIS FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: JUNIPER BERRY ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) OIL
Appeared as: SPEARMINT ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) OIL
Appeared as: GINGER ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT)
Appeared as: SPEARMINT

Limited

None

Fair
ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH
Appeared as: CORNSTARCH

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) OIL EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSEMARY OIL EXTRACT (ROE)

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.

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 Sunflower Oil, Organic Coconut Oil, Organic Palm Oil (Sustainable), Organic Hemp Seed Oil, Organic Virgin Shea Butter, Water, Organic Cocoa Butter, Sodium Hydroxide, Organic Canola Oil, Organic Aloe Vera, Organic Castor Bean Oil, Juniper Berry Essential Oil, Lime Essential Oil, Spearmint Essential Oil, Ginger Essential Oil, Eucalyptus Essential Oil, Organic Spearmint, Organic Comfrey Leaf, Organic Juniper Berries, Organic Parsley, French Green Clay, Organic Cornstarch, Organic Rosemary Oil Extract (ROE)

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