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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Seventh Generation Hand Wash - Lavender (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Seventh Generation Hand Wash - Lavender (old 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 Seventh Generation Hand Wash - Lavender (old formulation) is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
BENZISOTHIAZOLINONEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) OILUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OILMultiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATEEnhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
LAURYL LACTYL LACTATENone Identified
Data: None
TETRASODIUM IMINODISUCCINATENone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM COCO-SULFATENone Identified
Data: None
MAGNESIUM CHLORIDENone Identified
Data: Fair
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL OLEATEEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OILEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
DECYL GLUCOSIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
COCO-GLUCOSIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
Data gaps, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OILEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WATER
AQUA
Innocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
Data: Robust


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