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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
December 2008

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Alba Botanica Hawaiian: hand wash - goji berry (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Alba Botanica Hawaiian: hand wash - goji berry (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 Alba Botanica Hawaiian: hand wash - goji berry (old formulation) is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
BENZYL ALCOHOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ETHANOL
ALCOHOL
(ORGANIC)
Enhanced skin absorption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SODIUM BENZOATEData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL OLEATEEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
SODIUM PCAContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE
(ORGANIC)
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ANANAS SATIVUS (PINEAPPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
COCO-GLUCOSIDENone Identified
Data: None
DECYL GLUCOSIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA (ROSELLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA FLOWER EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
LYCIUM BARBARUM (MATRIMONY VINE) FRUIT EXTRACT
LYCIUM BARBARUM (GOJI BERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
PASSIFLORA INCARNATA (MAYPOPS) FLOWER EXTRACT
PASSIFLORA INCARNATA FLOWER EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
COCAMIDOPROPYL HYDROXYSULTAINENone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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