EWG scientists reviewed Weleda Iris Cleansing Lotion (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 Weleda Iris Cleansing Lotion (2010 formulation) is 4.
|FRAGRANCE||Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|GLYCERYL LINOLEATE||Enhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Ecotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions|
|Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE||Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) DISTILLATE||None Identified|
|SODIUM BEESWAX||None Identified|
|IRIS GERMANICA ROOT EXTRACT||None Identified|
|XANTHAN GUM||None Identified|
|SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL||None Identified|
|SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL||None Identified|
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
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