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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
March 2013

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Alba Botanica Hawaiian Exfoliating Body Wash Rejuvenating Papaya Mango (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Alba Botanica Hawaiian Exfoliating Body Wash Rejuvenating Papaya Mango (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 Alba Botanica Hawaiian Exfoliating Body Wash Rejuvenating Papaya Mango (old formulation) 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
LIMONENEDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BENZYL ALCOHOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRONELLOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
HEXYL CINNAMALAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LINALOOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, 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
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYDROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions The product manufacturer has listed sodium hydroxide on the product label or has informed Skin Deep's research team that it is used to make the product. In a properly manufactured soap, this common raw ingredient completely reacts with oils; none remains in the product. Therefore, the hazards associated with sodium hydroxide are not considered relevant for this product.
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
DECYL GLUCOSIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM PCAContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ANANAS SATIVUS (PINEAPPLE) FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACT
CARICA PAPAYA FRUIT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA (ROSELLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA FLOWER EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) FRUIT EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
PASSIFLORA INCARNATA (MAYPOPS) FRUIT EXTRACT
PASSIFLORA INCARNATA (PASSIONFRUIT) EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
PSIDIUM GUAJAVA (GUAVA) FRUIT EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA FRUIT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) SEED MEAL
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) MEAL
None Identified
Data: Limited
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL FLOURNone Identified
Data: Fair
ALGAE EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
SAPONIFIED SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
[product of sodium hydroxide and SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL]
None Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITAN LAURATENone Identified
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