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**As seen on “Keeping Up with the Kardashians”**

Scan a product.
Review its rating.
Pick the better choice.

Healthy living just got that easy.

From snacks to shampoos: We’re exposed to chemicals every second, yet we know very little about them. To help you navigate this complicated world and make safer choices, EWG combined four of our most popular resources, our Skin Deep®, sunscreen, cleaners and Food Scores databases, to form our Healthy Living App. Now EWG’s trusted ratings for more than 160,000 food, cleaning and cosmetics products are at your fingertips.

Just scan a barcode, search by name or browse by category, and EWG will give you an easy-to-understand 1 to 10 score (1 being the best!), backed by science you can trust.

Better beauty and healthy living have never been easier.

Get the app that Kourtney Kardashian trusts!

As seen on:

“Keeping Up with the Kardashians”
Time
Goop
Glamour
Bloomberg
Bustle
BuzzFeed
Health
PopSugar
MindBodyGreen

What’s New

Version 3.0.6

Minor bug fixes and enhancements

Ratings and Reviews

3.6 out of 5
96 Ratings

96 Ratings

Avi in Manhattan ,

Somewhat useful but disorganized

Just installed. Has lots of items, but they are organized somewhat illogically and haphazardly. For example, If you browse through the “meat” category, there no “chicken” subcategory. There are plenty of subcategories for many different kinds of frozen chicken, but there’s no subcategory for fresh chicken. Why doesn’t the meat category divide into subcategories for the different kinds of animal, then sub-subcategories for fresh and frozen (or vice versa)?

Also, I would like to see the different varieties of fresh food compared. For example, that tangerines have more pesticides than oranges. Or that chicken is more environmentally friendly than beef. Or that one variety of apple is healthier than another. And it would be nice to have direct access to the dirty dozen, which is the entry point for many people to EWG’s work.

madge54 ,

Scanning barcode brings up wrong product; can’t submit it

I love using the app to select products I am considering purchasing. I even donate to EWG because I value this app. Today, I was disappointed in the app. I tried scanning the barcode for the dietary supplement “Vital Proteins Original Collagen Peptides”, a widely available product - even available at Costco - and what came up was “AspenClean All Purpose Cleaner, Grapefruit & Lavender”. I searched on the name and nothing came up. There is not a way in the app to submit the product unless scanning the barcode brings up no results (something I practice all the time when a scan brings up the option to submit the product).

I’d love it if EWG added another option for submitting a product for review.

Ghhjbtg ,

Needs improvement

EWG is helpful to some degree, but you still have to do your own research in order to find out how safe each product really is.

In the ingredients list, one should be able to tap each listed ingredient and obtain its chemical analysis i.e. hazards to skin, hazards to environment etc. A link to a credible source like PubChem would be really good, if you click on any listed ingredient.

Limited database. Please add more products.

App Privacy

The developer, Environmental Working Group, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Used to Track You

The following data may be used to track you across apps and websites owned by other companies:

  • Location
  • Identifiers

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • Identifiers

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Search History
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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