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Product score: 04

Data Availability:

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Simple Truth Hand Soap, Sweet Olive Blossom

Simple Truth Hand Soap, Sweet Olive Blossom

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CATEGORY

Liquid Hand Soap

BRAND

Simple Truth

DATA LAST UPDATED

August 2022

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    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: 01
WATER
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCONUT (COCOS NUCIFERA) 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
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 05
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) ph adjuster, buffering
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF) JUICE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) external analgesic, humectant, oral care agent, skin-conditioning agent - emollient;skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
XANTHAN GUM
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, surfactant -emulsifying agent, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, binding, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, gel forming, skin conditioning, surfactant, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 08
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: NATURAL FRAGRANCE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) deodorant, masking, perfuming
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
MANIHOT ESCULENTA CRANTZ (TAPIOCA) FLOUR
Appeared as: ARROWROOT (MANIHOT ESCULENTA) POWDER
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
DEAD SEA SALT
Appeared as: DEAD SEA SALT (MARIS SAL)
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: GRAPESEED (VITIS VINIFERA) OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, emollient, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE (OLEA EUROPAEA) OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, perfuming
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, humectant, oral care agent;oral health care drug, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin protectant, viscosity decreasing agent, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSEMARY (ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS) EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antimicrobial agent, antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent -miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, perfuming
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Ingredient score: 02
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: MIXED TOCOPHEROLS (VITAMIN E FROM SUNFLOWER) OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
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Ingredients from packaging:

WATER, ORGANIC COCONUT (COCOS NUCIFERA) OIL, POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE*, ORGANIC ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF) JUICE, XANTHAN GUM, NATURAL FRAGRANCE, ORGANIC ARROWROOT (MANIHOT ESCULENTA) POWDER, DEAD SEA SALT (MARIS SAL), ORGANIC GRAPESEED (VITIS VINIFERA) OIL, ORGANIC EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE (OLEA EUROPAEA) OIL, ORGANIC VEGETABLE GLYCERIN, ORGANIC ROSEMARY (ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS) EXTRACT, MIXED TOCOPHEROLS (VITAMIN E FROM SUNFLOWER OIL).

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.

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.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

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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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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