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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
December 2008

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Alba Botanica Un-Petroleum: MULTI-PURPOSE Jelly

EWG scientists reviewed Alba Botanica Un-Petroleum: MULTI-PURPOSE Jelly 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 Alba Botanica Un-Petroleum: MULTI-PURPOSE Jelly is 1.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 
Other HIGH concerns: Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs); Other MODERATE concerns: Contamination concerns; Other LOW concerns: Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Data gaps, Ecotoxicology

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CASTOR OIL
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Enhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED CASTOR OILData gaps
Data: Limited


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