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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
June 2010

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Alba Botanica Natural ACNEdote: Deep Pore Wash (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Alba Botanica Natural ACNEdote: Deep Pore Wash (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 Alba Botanica Natural ACNEdote: Deep Pore Wash (2010 formulation) is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCE
(PLANT-DERIVED)
Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CITRALAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LIMONENEDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
LINALOOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SALICYLIC ACID
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BENZOIC ACIDData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ETHANOL
ALCOHOL
(ORGANIC)
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
MELISSA OFFICINALIS (LEMON BALM) LEAF EXTRACT
MELISSA OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
COCO-BETAINEEcotoxicology
Data: None
SALIX NIGRA (BLACK WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
SALIX NIGRA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
DEHYDROACETIC ACIDOccupational hazards
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAURYL GLYCOL CARBOXYLATE
SODIUM LAURYL GLUCOSE CARBOXYLATE
None Identified
Data: None
LAURYL GLUCOSIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM) OIL
NEEM (AZADIRACHTA INDICA) LEAF EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
CARUM PETROSELINUM (PARSLEY) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
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