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ECOS Cream Cleanser, Lemon

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CATEGORY

All purpose/Multi-surface

BRAND

ECOS

DATA LAST UPDATED

September 10, 2012

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

Health Concerns

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

Ingredient scores

Ingredient Disclosure: good

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

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METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE
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CONCERNS High Concern: acute aquatic toxicity; Some Concern: skin irritation/allergies/damage
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C
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL
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CONCERNS Some Concern: acute aquatic toxicity, skin irritation/allergies/damage, respiratory effects
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C
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE
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CONCERNS Some Concern: chronic aquatic toxicity, acute aquatic toxicity, damage to vision

Concerns from [3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE]: Some Concern: general systemic/organ effects, skin irritation/allergies/damage, respiratory effects, damage to vision, developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects

Concerns from [NITROSAMINES]: Some Concern: cancer
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C
SILICIC ACID (H2SIO3), DISODIUM SALT, PENTAHYDRATE
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B
XANTHAN GUM
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B
PHENOXYETHANOL
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CONCERNS Some Concern: developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects
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A
WATER
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A
CALCIUM CARBONATE
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CONCERNS Some Concern: respiratory effects, skin irritation/allergies/damage
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COCONUT KERNEL OIL BASED SURFACTANT
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CONCERNS This non-specific ingredient was better disclosed elsewhere by the company

Ingredients from the label

Contains: Purified Water, Lemon Oil, Xanthan Gum, Calcium Carbonate and Coconut Kernal Oil Based Surfactant


Directions from Packaging

Shake well before using. Squeeze a quarter sized amount of cleanser onto a damp cloth and wipe on surface to be cleaned. Rinse surface and allow to dry.


Warnings

Caution: Eye irritant. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDRREN.

This product is a certified green cleaner.

Safer Choice

Safer Choice is a voluntary program overseen by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The agency certifies products, including household cleaners, that meet their criteria for human and environmental safety. Companies may carry the Safer Choice Seal if they formulate products with ingredients that meet standards developed through the program. Acceptable ingredients receive a green circle (low concern based on experimental and modeled data), a green half-circle (low concern based on experimental and modeled data, but with some data gaps), or a yellow triangle (some hazard concern).

Web: http://www.epa.gov/saferchoice

Whole Foods Market Eco-Scale Rated

The Eco-Scale™ rating system created by Whole Foods Market rates products as red, orange, yellow or green based on label disclosure and chemical composition. All products sold at Whole Foods must fully disclose ingredients on the label. An orange, yellow or green rating is assigned based on chemical composition and level of protection of consumers and the environment.

Web: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/mission-values/environmental-stewardship/eco-scale/rating-system

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

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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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