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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
September 2008

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Origins Dr. Andrew WEIL (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Origins Dr. Andrew WEIL (old formulation) 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 Origins Dr. Andrew WEIL (old formulation) is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
GERANIOLUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
CITRALAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
LIMONENEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Good
CITRONELLOLUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
LINALOOLUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
FARNESOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN WAXMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)
Data: Fair
PEG-100 STEARATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (MATCHA TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CUPRESSUS SEMPERVIRENS (ITALIAN CYPRESS) OIL
CUPRESSUS SEMPERVIRENS (CYPRESS) LEAF/NUT/STEM OIL
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
ASCOPHYLLUM NODOSUM (KNOTTED WRACK) EXTRACT
ASCOPHYLLUM NODOSUM EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
MYRTUS COMMUNIS (GREEN MYRTLE) LEAF OIL
MYRTUS COMMUNIS (MYRTLE) LEAF WATER
None Identified
Data: Limited
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Fair
POLYSILICONE-11None Identified
Data: None
POTASSIUM CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: None
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
YEAST EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Fair
ASPARAGOPSIS ARMATA EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) FLOWER WATERNone Identified
Data: None
PENTYLENE GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
ROSA CANINA (ROSE) FRUIT OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
ASTROCARYUM MURUMURU SEED BUTTERNone Identified
Data: None
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (SWEET ORANGE) OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CYMBOPOGON (LEMON GRASS) OIL
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI (PALMAROSA) OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
NUTMEG OIL
MYRISTICA FRAGRANS (NUTMEG) KERNAL OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM PHOSPHATENone Identified
Data: Fair
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
TREHALOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
VETIVERIA ZIZANOIDES ROOT OIL
VETIVERIA ZIZANOIDES (VETIVER) ROOT OIL
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
BEHENYL ALCOHOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
DIETHYLHEXYLSUCCINATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OILEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) OIL
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER OILS
Enhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
TRIBEHENINEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
HEXYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
CETEARYL GLUCOSIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CETYL ETHYLHEXANOATEUse restrictions
Data: None
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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