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Birch Babe Exfoliating Body Bar, Coffee

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Birch Babe Exfoliating Body Bar, Coffee product label collected on June 07, 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 Birch Babe Exfoliating Body Bar, Coffee is 1.

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Data last updated: June 2021

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDE
Appeared as: SODIUM HYDROXIDE (LYE)

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

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FRUIT (ROSEHIP) OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DISTILLED WATER

Fair

Fair

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: *BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) FRUIT BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited

Fair
KAOLIN
Appeared as: KAOLIN CLAY

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT MILK
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA MILK (COCONUT)

Limited
COFFEA ARABICA (ARABIAN COFFEE)
Appeared as: COFFEE GROUNDS

Limited
THEOBROMO CACAO (COCOA) POWDER
Appeared as: COCOA POWDER

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.

Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Distilled Water, Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, *Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Fruit, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, *Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Rosa Canina Fruit (Rosehip) Oil, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Sodium Hydroxide (Lye), Kaolin Clay, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Milk, Coffee Grounds, Cocoa Powder.

Directions from packaging:

On wet skin, scrub gently in circular motions from head to toe. Rinse well and follow up with the Whipped Body Butter or the Glowing Body Oil. Repeat 2-3 times a week for smooth, soft skin.

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