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Babo Botanicals Cucumber Aloe Vera UV Sport Conditioning Spray (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Babo Botanicals Cucumber Aloe Vera UV Sport Conditioning Spray (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 2013 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 Babo Botanicals Cucumber Aloe Vera UV Sport Conditioning Spray (old formulation) is 2.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERINE (VEGETABLE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATE
Appeared as: POTASSIUM SORBATE (FOOD GRADE PRESERVATIVE)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None
QUATERNIUM-80
Appeared as: QUATERNIUM 80 (SUGAR)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA)
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AGUA)

Limited
CALEDULA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT

Limited

None

Limited
GLUCONOLACTONE
Appeared as: GLUCONO DELTA LACTONE (SUGAR)

Limited
POLYQUATERNIUM-10
Appeared as: POLYQUATERNIUM 10 (VEGETABLE FIBER)

None
VIOLA TRICOLOR EXTRACT
Appeared as: VIOLA TRICOLOR (WILD PANSY)

Fair
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CUCUMBER (CUCUMIS SATIVUS) EXTRACT

Fair
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) OIL
Appeared as: CUCUMBER OIL

Limited
PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) OIL
Appeared as: APPLE OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Organic Aloe Barbadensis Leaf*, Purified Water (Agua), Polyquaternium 80 (Sugar), Organic Calendula Officinalis Extract*, Organic Anthemis Nobilis (Chamomile) Flower Extract*, Organic Nasturtium Officinale (Watercress) Extract*, Organic Pueraria Lobata (Kudzu) Root Extract*, Glycerine (Vegetable), Glucono Delta Lactone (Sugar), Polyquaternium 10 (Vegetable Fiber), Viola Tricolor (Wild Pansy)*, Potassium Sorbate (Food Grade Preservative), Cucumber (Cucumis Sativus) Extract , Natural Essential Oil Blend of Cucumber & Apple *Certified Organic ingredients

Directions from packaging:

Shake Well. Spray on hair before exposure to chlorine, salt or sun. Or spray on damp hair after bath or swimming to detangle and condition. Spray on dry hair to refresh and revitalize.

Warnings from packaging:

Caution: Although product smells yummy, for external use only. Discontinue use if irritation or redness occurs. Keep out of reach of children.

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