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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
January 2014

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Alba Botanica Acnedote Clean'n Treat Towelettes

EWG scientists reviewed Alba Botanica Acnedote Clean'n Treat Towelettes 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 Acnedote Clean'n Treat Towelettes is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SALICYLIC ACID
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOATEData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BENZOIC ACIDData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OILUse restrictions
Data: None
CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FRUIT OILUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
MELISSA OFFICINALIS (LEMON BALM) LEAF EXTRACT
MELISSA OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
SALIX NIGRA (BLACK WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
SALIX NIGRA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
PROPANEDIOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OILEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE
(ORGANIC)
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
C14-22 ALCOHOLSNone Identified
Data: None
KOU-CHA EKISU
CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: None
CARUM PETROSELINUM (PARSLEY) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
C12-20 ALKYL GLUCOSIDENone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM CETEARYL SULFATEData gaps
Data: Limited
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUMNone 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