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Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve Company Shampoo Bar, Herb Garden

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve Company Shampoo Bar, Herb Garden 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 Shampoo Bar, Herb Garden 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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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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
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE)
Appeared as: CHAMOMILE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

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

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

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

• 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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

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

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Robust

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: AVOCADO OIL

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

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: JOJOBA OIL

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

• Use restrictions (low)

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

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

None
YUCCA L. (YUCCA) ROOT
Appeared as: YUCCA ROOT

Limited

Limited
URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE)
Appeared as: NETTLE

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY)
Appeared as: ROSEMARY

Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE)
Appeared as: SAGE

Limited

Limited
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME)
Appeared as: THYME

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: ROSEMARY ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
CEDARWOOD OIL
Appeared as: CEDARWOOD ESSENTIAL OIL

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

Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) OIL
Appeared as: SAGE ESSENTIAL OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) OIL
Appeared as: THYME ESSENTIAL OIL

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

Fair
KAOLIN
Appeared as: KAOLIN CLAY

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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.

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Organic Coconut Oil, Organic Sunflower Oil, Organic Canola Oil, Water, Organic Hemp Seed Oil, Organic Avocado Oil, Organic Palm Oil (Sustainable), Sodium Hydroxide, Organic Castor Bean Oil, Organic Jojoba Oil, Organic Virgin Shea Butter, Organic Aloe Vera, Yucca Root, Wildharvested, Organic Wheatgrass, Organic Nettle, Organic Rosemary, Organic Chamomile, Organic Sage, Organic Green Tea, Organic Parsley, Organic Thyme, Organic Comfrey Leaf, Organic Comfrey Root, Rosemary Essential Oil, Lavender Essential Oil, Cedarwood Essential Oil, Sage Essential Oil, Thyme Essential Oil, Basil Essential Oil, Kaolin Clay, Organic Rosemary Oil Extract (ROE)

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