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Chae Organics Wild Ginger Hand Wash (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Chae Organics Wild Ginger Hand Wash (2016 formulation) product label collected on March 14, 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 Chae Organics Wild Ginger Hand Wash (2016 formulation) is 2.

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Data last updated: March 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • 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
Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Fair
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS PARADISI (PINK GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

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

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER (AQUA)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI FRUIT) PULP
Appeared as: EUTERPE OLERACEA (AçAI) PULP OIL

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (SWEET ORANGE) OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FRUIT OIL FCF

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None
LACTOBACILLUS FERMENT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice*, Purified Water (Aqua), Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate (Coconut Derived) (1), Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Decyl Glucoside (Mild Coconut Derived Cleanser) (1), Vegetable Glycerin**, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside (Coconut Derived) (1), Lauryl Glucoside (Coconut Derived) (1), Passiflora Edulis (Passion Fruit) Seed Oil, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil, Euterpe Oleracea (Açai) Pulp Oil, Orbignya Oleifera (Babassu) Seed Oil (Anti-Radicalic) (1), Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Sweet Orange) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Blood Orange) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil FCF, Vanilla Planifolia (Vanilla) Fruit Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Phytic Acid (Rice Derived), Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Oil*, Lactobacillus , Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Extract (Fungicide)**, Citrus Paradisi (Pink Grapefruit) Peel Oil*, Lactobacillus Ferment, Glyceryl Caprylate, Glyceryl Undecylenate, Cetyl Hydroxyethylcellulose, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Blood Orange) Oil*.

Directions from packaging:

: Try using an amount of hand wash the size of a bean, versus the typical size of a quarter to wash your hands. You'll need less hand wash than you think - so try a little and see how far it goes.

Warnings from packaging:

No warnings

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