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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Avalon Organics Glycerin Liquid Soap, Peppermint (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Avalon Organics Glycerin Liquid Soap, Peppermint (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 Avalon Organics Glycerin Liquid Soap, Peppermint (old formulation) is 4.
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
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAUROYL SARCOSINATEEnhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOATEData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ETHANOL
ALCOHOL
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CEDRUS ATLANTICA BARK EXTRACT
CEDRUS ATLANTICA (BLUE ATLAS CEDAR) BARK OIL
Use restrictions
Data: None
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) OIL
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (ORANGE) OIL
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
GERANIUM MACULATUM (GERANIUM) OIL
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) LEAF JUICE
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) LEAF EXTRACTEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM PCAContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM LAURYLGLUCOSIDES HYDROXYPROPYLSULFONATENone Identified
Data: None
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) LEAF OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
CALENDULA (CALENDULA OFFICINALIS) FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
CANARIUM LUZONICUM (ELEMI) GUM NONVOLATILES
CANARIUM LUZONICUM GUM NONVOLATILES
None Identified
Data: None
MENTHA ARVENSIS (WILD MINT) OIL
MENTHA ARVENSIS (CORNMINT) LEAF OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
ARGININE HYDROCHLORIDENone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM CITRATENone Identified
Data: Fair
BISABOLOLEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
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