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Andalou Naturals Meyer Lemon Creamy Cleanser (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Andalou Naturals Meyer Lemon Creamy Cleanser (old formulation) product label collected on August 21, 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 Andalou Naturals Meyer Lemon Creamy Cleanser (old formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: August 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS (WHITE TEA) EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) EXTRACT

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

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

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

None

Fair

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

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) HIPS OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIP) OIL

Fair

Limited

Limited

None
FRUIT STEM CELL COMPLEX
Appeared as: FRUIT STEM CELLS

Limited
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACAI BERRY EXTRACT

Limited
ARONIA MELANOCARPA (BLACK CHOKEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARONIA BERRY EXTRACT

Limited
ARCTOSTAPHYLOS UVA-URSI (BEARBERRY)
Appeared as: BEARBERRY EXTRACT

Limited
VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BILBERRY EXTRACT

Limited
SAMBUCUS NIGRA (ELDER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BLACK ELDERBERRY EXTRACT

Limited
LYCIUM BARBARUM (MATRIMONY VINE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: GOJI BERRY EXTRACT

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSEHIPS BERRY EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SEA BUCKTHORN BERRY EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited
HIBISCUS ROSA-SINENSIS (CHINESE HIBISCUS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIBISCUS ROSA-SINENSIS EXTRACT

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E (TOCOPHEROL)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VANILLA PLANIFOLIA EXTRACT

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

None
BENZOIN EXTRACT
Appeared as: STYRAX BENZOIN

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe Barbadensis Juice, Decyl Glucoside, Sunflower (Helianthus Annuus) Oil, Manuka Honey, Vegetable Glycerin, Sorbitol , Meyer Lemon (Citrus Medica Limonum) Extract, Jojoba (Simmondsia Chinensis) Oil, Rosehip (Rosa Canina) Oil, Lauric Acid, Cetearyl Alcohol, Sea Buckthorn (Hippophae Rhamnoides) Oil, Fruit Stem Cells, BioActive 8 Berry Complex, Vitamin C (Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate), Grape Seed (Vitis Vinifera) Polyphenols, Allantoin, White Tea (Camellia Sinensis) Extract , Hibiscus Rosa-Sinensis Extract, Vitamin E (Tocopherol), Vanilla Planifolia Extract, Orange (Citrus Aurantium Dulcis) Extract, Phenethyl Alcohol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Ylang Ylang (Cananga Odorata) Oil, Styrax Benzoin, Lemon (Citrus Medica Limonum) Oil

Directions from packaging:

AM & PM. Apply to damp skin, gently massage, and rinse clean.

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