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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
June 2010

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Alba Botanica Natural ACNEdote: Face & Body Scrub (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Alba Botanica Natural ACNEdote: Face & Body Scrub (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: Face & Body Scrub (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
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
SALICYLIC ACID
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
SALIX ALBA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERINIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE
(ORGANIC)
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM LAURYLGLUCOSIDES HYDROXYPROPYLSULFONATENone Identified
Data: None
SPIRAEA ULMARIA (MEADOWSWEET) FLOWER EXTRACT
SPIRAEA ULMARIA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: None
LENS ESCULENTA (LENTIL) FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCYRRHIZA URALENSIS (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) RHIZOME/ROOT
None Identified
Data: Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
SCLEROTIUM GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
JUGLANS REGIA (PERSIAN WALNUT)
JUGLANS REGIA (WALNUT) SHELL POWDER
None Identified
Data: Limited
ALGINNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
CELLULOSE GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
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