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The Honest Company, Inc.

Health Concerns of Ingredients:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredients Used by The Honest Company, Inc.

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
FLAVOR3 productsMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE)1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
SD ALCOHOL 11 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)3 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
POLYSORBATE-801 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE1 productsCancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) FRUIT OIL1 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) OIL1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE2 productsEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: None
SODIUM BENZOATE1 productsData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAUROYL SARCOSINATE2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
STEVIOSIDE1 productsEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Limited
CASTOR OIL1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
ETHANOL2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUS1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT3 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL4 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
CITRUS RETICULATA (MANDARIN ORANGE) PEEL OIL2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OIL2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN12 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) OIL1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACID4 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA (LAVANDIN) OIL4 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
MENTHOL1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
CITRUS TANGERINA (TANGERINE) PEEL OIL3 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA (VIRGINIA RED CEDAR) OIL1 productsEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOL2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL2 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
PANTHENOL2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL OLEATE1 productsEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL3 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROL6 productsCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CARRAGEENAN2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
HYDRATED SILICA2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CAPRYLOYL GLYCINE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
CETEARYL OLIVATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
COCO-GLUCOSIDE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
DECYL GLUCOSIDE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
LAURYL GLUCOSIDE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) SEED OIL1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT3 productsData gaps, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) FLOWER EXTRACT1 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL5 productsData gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER OIL2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA)3 productsData gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) OIL3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CALOPHYLIUM TACAMAHACA (TAMANU) SEED OIL6 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA)1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT8 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
COCODIMONIUM HYDROXYPROPYL HYDROLYZED KERATIN1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) ROOT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (TASMANIAN BLUE GUM) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATER2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED JOJOBA PROTEIN3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROLYZED QUINOA3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) LEAF OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MONARDA DIDYMA (BERGAMOT) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) HIPS OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) LEAF OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SEA ALGAE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
VEGETABLE GLYCERIN2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) SEED EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CRAMBE ABYSSINICA SEED OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCYRRHIZA URALENSIS (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
OCIMUM BASILICUM1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM LAURYL GLYCOL CARBOXYLATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ROSE HIP OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CITRUS NOBILIS (MANDARIN ORANGE) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SANTALUM SPICATUM (SANDALWOOD) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PEUCEDANUM OSTRUTHIUM (MASTERWORT) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SILVER DIHYDROGEN CITRATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (ROMAN CHAMOMILE) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD)1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT8 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYPROPYL GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM PALMATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SORBITAN OLIVATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ORBIGNYA SPECIOSA KERNEL OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ASTROCARYUM MURUMURU SEED BUTTER2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CALCIUM CARBONATE2 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: None
CALCIUM GLYCEROPHOSPHATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CHLOROPHYLL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
COCAMIDOPROPYL HYDROXYSULTAINE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL12 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
POLYGLYCERYL 4 OLEATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) OIL4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM GLUTAMATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITOL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUM1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
VANILLIN1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BEESWAX8 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)15 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETYL ESTERS1 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL10 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL11 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL9 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM BICARBONATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM CITRATE4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM COCOATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIETHYL CITRATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BISABOLOL3 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
SODIUM CHLORIDE3 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
SUCROSE1 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATER14 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust

* Product counts only include current formulations sold by this company. The company may have other discontinued formulations that use this ingredient. Clicking on the link "X products" will identify all product formulations by this company that have used the ingredient.



About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer