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Woolite ZERO Complete Laundry Detergent

Asthma/Respiratory
 
Moderate Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
Some Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
Low Concern
 
Cancer
 
High Concern
 
Environment
 
Moderate Concern
 
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Top Scoring Factors: May contain ingredients with potential for acute aquatic toxicity; cancer; respiratory effects
Ingredient Disclosure: poor
 
Green Certified:
NO
 
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Product ingredients

Known Ingredients

Ingredient
 
Health, Environment,
and Disclosure Concerns
 
Score
 
High Concern: cancer; Moderate Concern: respiratory effects; Some Concern: skin irritation/allergies/damage
 
F
 
Moderate Concern: respiratory effects; Some Concern: chronic aquatic toxicity, skin irritation/allergies/damage, developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects, damage to vision

Concerns from [NITROSAMINES]: Some Concern: cancer
 
D
 
Some Concern: skin irritation/allergies/damage, acute aquatic toxicity, respiratory effects, biodegradation; Disclosure Concern: non-specific ingredient
 
D
 
High Concern: acute aquatic toxicity; Some Concern: skin irritation/allergies/damage
 
D
 
Moderate Concern: chronic aquatic toxicity; Some Concern: acute aquatic toxicity

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

Concerns from [1,4-DIOXANE]: Some Concern: cancer, digestive system effects, respiratory effects, skin irritation/allergies/damage
 
C
 
Some Concern: chronic aquatic toxicity, acute aquatic toxicity

Concerns from [1,4-DIOXANE]: Some Concern: cancer, digestive system effects, respiratory effects, skin irritation/allergies/damage, damage to vision

Concerns from [ETHYLENE OXIDE]: Some Concern: cancer, developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects, damage to DNA, respiratory effects, nervous system effects, skin irritation/allergies/damage, damage to vision, general systemic/organ effects
 
C
 
Disclosure Concern: non-specific ingredient
 
C
BHT
 
Some Concern: cancer, developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects, respiratory effects, skin irritation/allergies/damage, damage to vision
 
C
 
Moderate Concern: acute aquatic toxicity; Some Concern: skin irritation/allergies/damage, developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects, biodegradation
 
C
 
Moderate Concern: chronic aquatic toxicity; Some Concern: acute aquatic toxicity

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

Concerns from [1,4-DIOXANE]: Some Concern: cancer, digestive system effects, respiratory effects, skin irritation/allergies/damage
 
C
 
Some Concern: chronic aquatic toxicity, acute aquatic toxicity
 
C
 
Some Concern: chronic aquatic toxicity, acute aquatic toxicity

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

Concerns from [1,4-DIOXANE]: Some Concern: cancer, digestive system effects, respiratory effects, skin irritation/allergies/damage
 
C
 
Some Concern: skin irritation/allergies/damage, damage to vision
 
B
 
Some Concern: damage to vision
 
B
 
 
A
 
Some Concern: skin irritation/allergies/damage, respiratory effects
 
A
ALKYLBENZENE SULFONIC ACID
 
This non-specific ingredient was better disclosed elsewhere by the company
 

Animal Testing

Unknown:

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

 
 
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