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October 2012

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AHAVA Mineral Botanic Velvet Cream Wash, Hibiscus & Fig

EWG scientists reviewed AHAVA Mineral Botanic Velvet Cream Wash, Hibiscus & Fig 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 AHAVA Mineral Botanic Velvet Cream Wash, Hibiscus & Fig 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
DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
COCAMIDE MEAContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: None
PEG-7 GLYCERYL COCOATEEnhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: None
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PEG-16 MACADAMIA GLYCERIDESContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
AMMONIUM LAURETH SULFATEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
POLYQUATERNIUM-7
POLQUATERNIUM 7
Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DISODIUM LAURETH SULFOSUCCINATEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
STYRENE/ ACRYLATES COPOLYMERContamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE), Use restrictions
Data: None
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
DEAD SEA SALTNone Identified
Data: Limited
FICUS CARICA (FIG) FRUIT EXTRACT
FICUS CARCIA (FIG) FRUIT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA (ROSELLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA (HIBISCUS) FLOWER
None Identified
Data: Limited
DECYL GLUCOSIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYALURONATENone Identified
Data: Fair
ALLANTOINNone 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