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Data last updated:
October 2012

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Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Liquid Hand Soap, Lemon Verbena

EWG scientists reviewed Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Liquid Hand Soap, Lemon Verbena 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 Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Liquid Hand Soap, Lemon Verbena is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
POLYSORBATE-20Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OILUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ABIES ALBA LEAF OIL
ABIES ALBA (FIR) LEAF OIL
Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOATEData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) LEAF JUICE
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
COCO/SUNFLOWERAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE
COCO/SUNFLOWER AMIDOPROPYL BETANE
None Identified
Data: None
SODIUM COCOAMPHODIACETATENone Identified
Data: None
TRISODIUM ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATENone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM COCO-SULFATENone Identified
Data: None
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
CYMBOPOGON (LEMON GRASS) OIL
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
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