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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2017

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Alba Botanica Hawaiian Detox Frothy Scrub, Anti-Pollution Volcanic Clay

EWG scientists reviewed Alba Botanica Hawaiian Detox Frothy Scrub, Anti-Pollution Volcanic Clay 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 Detox Frothy Scrub, Anti-Pollution Volcanic Clay is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
SILICA, CRYSTALLINE (QUARTZ)None Identified
Data: Robust
BENZYL ALCOHOLUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
SODIUM BENZOATEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE
(ORGANIC)
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDESPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ETHANOL
ALCOHOL
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
BENTONITEUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Good
SODIUM LAURYLGLUCOSIDES HYDROXYPROPYLSULFONATENone Identified
Data: None
HEPTYL GLUCOSIDENone Identified
Data: None
ANANAS SATIVUS (PINEAPPLE) FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT JUICENone Identified
Data: Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) WATERNone Identified
Data: Limited
ETLINGERA ELATIOR FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
ILEX PARAGUARIENSIS (MATE) LEAF EXTRACT
ILEX PARAGUARIENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
NELUMBO NUCIFERA (SACRED LOTUS) FLOWER EXTRACT
NELUMBO NUCIFERA FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM PHYTATENone Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) ESTERSNone Identified
Data: Limited
PUMICENone Identified
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
AMYRIS BALSAMIFERA (WEST INDIAN ROSEWOOD) BARK OIL
AMYRIS BALSAMIFERA BARK OIL
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: None
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA (LAVANDIN) OIL
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA OIL
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
CHARCOAL POWDERNone Identified
Data: Limited
DEXTROSENone Identified
Data: Fair
MALTODEXTRINNone Identified
Data: Fair
VANILLINNone Identified
Data: Fair
TRIETHYL CITRATENone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL OLEATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
COCO-GLUCOSIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA (VIRGINIA RED CEDAR)
JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA OIL
Use restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OILEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
Data: Robust


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