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Arm & Hammer Essentials Liquid Laundry Concentrate, Mountain Rain


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CATEGORY

Laundry Detergent, General Purpose

BRAND

Arm & Hammer

DATA LAST UPDATED

September 10, 2012

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

Health Concerns

  • No Data
    Asthma / Respiratory
  • No Data
    Skin Allergies & Irritation
  • No Data
    Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity
  • No Data
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Environment

Ingredient scores

Ingredient Disclosure: poor

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

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POLYACRYLIC ACID
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CONCERNS Moderate Concern: biodegradation; Some Concern: skin irritation/allergies/damage

Concerns from [ACRYLAMIDE]: Some Concern: developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects, general systemic/organ effects, cancer, damage to DNA, nervous system effects, skin irritation/allergies/damage, damage to vision, respiratory effects

Concerns from [METHACRYLIC ACID]: Some Concern: general systemic/organ effects, respiratory effects

Concerns from [ACRYLIC ACID]: Some Concern: acute aquatic toxicity, skin irritation/allergies/damage, respiratory effects

Concerns from [BENZENE]: Some Concern: cancer, general systemic/organ effects, damage to DNA, developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects, nervous system effects
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FRAGRANCE
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CONCERNS Some Concern: skin irritation/allergies/damage, acute aquatic toxicity, respiratory effects, biodegradation;
Disclosure Concern: non-specific ingredient
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SODIUM ALKYL ARYL ETHER SULFATES
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CONCERNS Disclosure Concern: non-specific ingredient
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TINOPALS
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ALCOHOL ETHOXYLATED (C12-14)
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CONCERNS Some Concern: acute aquatic toxicity, chronic aquatic toxicity

Concerns from [ETHYLENE OXIDE]: Some Concern: cancer, developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects, damage to DNA, general systemic/organ effects, respiratory effects, nervous system effects, skin irritation/allergies/damage, damage to vision

Concerns from [1,4-DIOXANE]: Some Concern: cancer, digestive system effects, respiratory effects, skin irritation/allergies/damage
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ALCOHOL ETHOXYLATES (C12-16)
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CONCERNS Moderate Concern: chronic aquatic toxicity; Some Concern: acute aquatic toxicity

Concerns from [ETHYLENE OXIDE]: Some Concern: cancer, developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects, damage to DNA, general systemic/organ effects, respiratory effects, nervous system effects, skin irritation/allergies/damage, damage to vision

Concerns from [1,4-DIOXANE]: Some Concern: cancer, digestive system effects, respiratory effects, skin irritation/allergies/damage
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BENZENESULFONIC ACID, TETRADECYL- ALKYLBENZENE SULFONATES
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CONCERNS Moderate Concern: chronic aquatic toxicity; Some Concern: acute aquatic toxicity

Concerns from [TRIETHANOLAMINE]: Some Concern: skin irritation/allergies/damage, developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects, damage to vision;
Disclosure Concern: non-specific ingredient
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B
METHYLGLYCINE DIACETIC ACID, TRISODIUM SALT
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B
OLEIC ACID
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CONCERNS Some Concern: acute aquatic toxicity, damage to vision, damage to DNA
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A
SODIUM CARBONATE
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CONCERNS Some Concern: damage to vision
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WATER
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ANIONIC SURFACTANTS
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CONCERNS This non-specific ingredient was better disclosed elsewhere by the company
NONIONIC SURFACTANTS
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CONCERNS This non-specific ingredient was better disclosed elsewhere by the company
ETHOXYLATED ALCOHOLS
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CONCERNS This non-specific ingredient was better disclosed elsewhere by the company

Ingredients from the label

Contains anionic and nonionic surfactants.


Directions from Packaging

1. Pre-treat: Pour Arm & Hammer Liquid Detergent directly onto tough stains and rub in. Wash immediately. Always test on inside seam for colorfastness. 2. Measure: Fill cap to top of bar 3 for small or medium loads. Use more for large or heavily soiled loads. 3. Pour: Add Arm & Hammer Liquid Detergent to washer as it fills with water, then add laundry.


Warnings

Caution: Eye irritant. Harmful if swallowed. See back.

This product is not certified as a green cleaner.

PETA: Companies That Do Test on Animals

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, has identified companies that "either test on animals or pay a laboratory to conduct tests on animals."

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Understanding scores

EWG provides information on cleaning product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings 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.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Healthy Cleaning ingredient hazard score, from A to F, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED® mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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