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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Desert Essence Organic Tea Tree Oil

EWG scientists reviewed Desert Essence Organic Tea Tree Oil 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 Desert Essence Organic Tea Tree Oil is 0.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 
Other LOW concerns: Endocrine disruption

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
AUSTRALIAN TEA TREE OIL (CERTIFIED) (MELALEUCA ALTERNFOLIA)
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited


About the ratings

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