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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
April 2010

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Tea Maria Botanical Gentle Cleanser (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Tea Maria Botanical Gentle Cleanser (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 Tea Maria Botanical Gentle Cleanser (2010 formulation) is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
RETINOL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
EMULSIFYING WAXMiscellaneous
Data: Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE)
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (ORGANIC ROMAN CHAMOMILE) DISTILLATE
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TETRASODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (ORGANIC GREEN TEA) EXTRACT
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
SALIX NIGRA (BLACK WILLOW) BARK EXTRACTCancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
LAVENDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (ORGANIC LAVENDER) DISTILLATE
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) JUICE
INCI:  ALOE BARBADENSIS (ORGANIC ALOE) JUICE
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) DISTILLATENone Identified
Data: Limited
VEGETABLE GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: None
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL)None Identified
Data: Limited
VITAMIN C-ESTERNone Identified
Data: None
MANNANNone Identified
Data: Fair
SAPONIFIED AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM) OILNone Identified
Data: None
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) OLEORESINNone Identified
Data: Limited
LACTOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
CALCIUM PANTOTHENATENone Identified
Data: Limited
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
HONEYInnocuous
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