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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Avalon Organics YLANG YLANG Hand & Body Lotion (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Avalon Organics YLANG YLANG Hand & Body Lotion (2012 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 Avalon Organics YLANG YLANG Hand & Body Lotion (2012 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
BENZYL ALCOHOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
CANANGA ODORATA FLOWER OIL
Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OILUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOATEData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
COPAIFERA OFFICINALIS (BALSAM COPAIBA) RESINMultiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ETHANOL
ALCOHOL
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CEDRUS ATLANTICA BARK EXTRACT
CEDRUS ATLANTICA BARK OIL
Use restrictions
Data: None
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) BRANNone Identified
Data: Fair
BETA-GLUCANNone Identified
Data: Fair
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (FLAX) OIL
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (FLAXSEED) OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
DIOSCOREA VILLOSA (WILD YAM) ROOT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) OIL
ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) WOOD OIL
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA (CAMPHOR) OIL
CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA (CAMPHOR) BARK OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
ARGININENone Identified
Data: Fair
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL STEARATE SENone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYALURONATENone Identified
Data: Fair
STEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
BISABOLOLEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
SODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATEUse restrictions
Data: None
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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