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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
June 2009

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EO Foaming Hand Soap, Grapefruit & Mint (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed EO Foaming Hand Soap, Grapefruit & Mint (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 EO Foaming Hand Soap, Grapefruit & Mint (2009 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
BENZYL ALCOHOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (SWEET ORANGE) OIL
ORANGE (CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS) ESSENTIAL OIL
(PLANT-DERIVED)
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
PEPPERMINT (MENTHA PIPERITA) ESSENTIAL OIL
(PLANT-DERIVED)
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) FLOWER EXTRACT
ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATENone Identified
Data: None
CAPRYLYL/ CAPRYL GLUCOSIDENone Identified
Data: None
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) OIL
GRAPEFRUIT (CITRUS GRANDIS) ESSENTIAL OIL
(PLANT-DERIVED)
None Identified
Data: Limited
WHITE TEA LEAF EXTRACT
WHITE TEA (CAMELLIA SINENSIS) EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: None
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) EXTRACT
CALENDULA (CALENDULA OFFICINALIS) EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM PHYTATENone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM COCO-SULFATENone Identified
Data: None
COCAMIDOPROPYL HYDROXYSULTAINENone Identified
Data: Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
CHAMOMILE (ANTHEMIS NOBILIS) EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
Enhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
WATER
(DEIONIZED)
Innocuous
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