EWG scientists reviewed Essence of Wellbeing Citrus Body Wash 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 Essence of Wellbeing Citrus Body Wash is 2.
|Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions|
|CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) SEED EXTRACT||Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE, METHYLPARABEN, TRICLOSAN)|
|CITRIC ACID||Use restrictions|
|CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (SWEET ORANGE) OIL|
SWEET ORANGE ESSENTIAL OIL
|Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) OIL|
LEMON ESSENTIAL OIL
|CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) OIL|
GRAPEFRUIT ESSENTIAL OIL
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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
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