EWG scientists reviewed EO Everyone Hand Sanitizer Gel-Peppermint & Citrus 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 EO Everyone Hand Sanitizer Gel-Peppermint & Citrus is 2.
|DIMETHICONE||Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|AMINOMETHYL PROPANOL||Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions|
|Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL||Use restrictions|
|VEGETABLE GLYCERIN||None Identified|
|SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL|
|LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL||Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity|
|MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL||Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions|
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
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