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Home Health Psoriasis Body Wash (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Home Health Psoriasis Body Wash (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 02, 2016 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 Home Health Psoriasis Body Wash (2016 formulation) is 3.

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Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OIL (LEMON)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) EXTRACT (GRAPEFRUIT)

• Use restrictions (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
LAWSONIA INERMIS (HENNA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAWSONIA INERMIS (HENNA) EXTRACT (HENNA)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)

Limited
TRIETHANOLAMINE LAURYL SULFATE
Appeared as: TEA LAURYL SULFATE

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

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

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) EXTRACT (MATRICARIA)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

None
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT (ROSEMARY)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Fair
ALLANTOIN
Appeared as: ALLANTOIN (COMFREY ROOT)

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

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

Limited
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED OIL (CARROT)

Limited
ECHINACEA PURPUREA (PURPLE CONEFLOWER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ECHINACEA PUPUREA (CONEFLOWER) EXTRACT

Limited
HORSETAIL (EQUISETUM ARVENSE)
Appeared as: EQUISETUM HYEMALE (HORSETAIL)

Limited

Limited

Limited
HUMULUS LUPULUS (HOPS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HUMULUS LUPULUS EXTRACT (HOPS)

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL (JOJOBA)

Robust

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) EXTRACT (NETTLE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: Salicylic Acid 2.0%, Inactive Ingredients: Allantoin (Comfrey Root), Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Leaf Juice, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Extract (Matricaria), Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Extract (Grapefruit), Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil (Lemon), Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil (Carrot), Echinacea Pupurea (Coneflower) Extract, Equisetum Hyemale (Horsetail), Glycol Stearate, Honey Extract, Humulus Lupulus Extract (Hops), Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose, Lauramide DEA, Lawsonia Inermis (Henna) Extract (Henna), Propylene Glycol, Purified Water, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract (Rosemary), Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil (Jojoba), Sodium Chloride, Sodium Myreth Sulfate, TEA Lauryl Sulfate, Triethanolamine, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract (Nettle)

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