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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
March 2009

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Garden Botanika Skin Renewing Foaming Cleanser (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Garden Botanika Skin Renewing Foaming Cleanser (2009 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 Garden Botanika Skin Renewing Foaming Cleanser (2009 formulation) is 7.
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
PROPYLPARABENDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TRIETHANOLAMINEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PEG-7 GLYCERYL COCOATEEnhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: None
TRIETHANOLAMINE LAURYL SULFATE
TEA LAURYL SULFATE
Enhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TETRASODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) FRUIT EXTRACTUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACTMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
SODIUM MYRETH SULFATEData gaps, Use restrictions
Data: None
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ACER SACCHARUM (SUGAR MAPLE) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
PASSIFLORA INCARNATA (MAYPOPS) EXTRACT
PASSION FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
RIBES NIGRUM (BLACKCURRANT) FRUIT EXTRACT
BLACK CURRANT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
SPIRAEA ULMARIA (MEADOWSWEET) FLOWER EXTRACT
MEADOWSWEET EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: None
VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) LEAF EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Fair
METHYL GLUCETH-20None Identified
Data: None
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT
LICORICE EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
ALGAE EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
HONEY EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
BISABOLOLEnhanced skin absorption
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