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Data available:
 
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Data last updated:
April 2010

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Pure & Basic Moisturizing Natural Liquid Hand Soap (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Pure & Basic Moisturizing Natural Liquid Hand Soap (2010 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 Pure & Basic Moisturizing Natural Liquid Hand Soap (2010 formulation) is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PEG-90 GLYCERYL ISOSTEARATEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
POLYSORBATE-20Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
LAURETH-2Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions
Data: None
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN and WHITE TEA) LEAF EXTRACT*
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM C14-16 OLEFIN SULFONATEContamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: None
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERINIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACTUse restrictions
Data: Limited
VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM COCOYL APPLE AMINO ACIDSNone Identified
Data: None
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACTEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
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