ewg.org | About SkinDeep®/Methodology | Legal Disclaimer | Build Your Own Report | FAQ
 
Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
August 2013

EWG's 2016 Holiday Gift Box is Here!

Make a tax-deductible gifts of $140 to get the box and your gift will be matched!

Sign Up!

Ahava Rich Cleansing Cream (2013 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Ahava Rich Cleansing Cream (2013 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 Ahava Rich Cleansing Cream (2013 formulation) is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
COCAMIDE MEAUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: None
PEG-7 GLYCERYL COCOATEEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
PEG-20 STEARATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG-40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
ZINC COCETH SULFATEUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Good
DEAD SEA SALT
MARIS SAL (DEAD SEA WATER)
None Identified
Data: Limited
1,2-HEXANEDIOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
DISODIUM LAURYL SULFOSUCCINATENone Identified
Data: None
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCHNone Identified
Data: Fair
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
ETHYLEXYLGLYCERIN
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE
Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


About the Skin Deep® 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

About EWG VERIFIED™

Beyond providing Skin Deep® as an educational tool for consumers, EWG offers its EWG VERIFIED™ mark as a quick and easily identifiable way of conveying personal care products that meet EWG's strict health criteria. Before a company can use EWG VERIFIEDTM on such products, the company must show that it fully discloses the products' ingredients on their labels or packaging, they do not contain EWG ingredients of concern, and are made with good manufacturing practices, among other criteria. Note that EWG receives licensing fees from all EWG VERIFIED member companies that help to support the important work we do. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer