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Yorba Organics Wild-Harvested Mafura Baby Wash & Shampoo (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Yorba Organics Wild-Harvested Mafura Baby Wash & Shampoo (2016 formulation) product label collected on June 17, 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 Yorba Organics Wild-Harvested Mafura Baby Wash & Shampoo (2016 formulation) is 4.

Data last updated: June 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM

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

Good

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

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL (ETHANOL)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

None
TRICHILIA EMETICA SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: TRICHILIA EMETICA (MAFURA) SEED BUTTER

None
SCLEROCARYA BIRREA OIL
Appeared as: SCLEROCARYA BIRREA (MARULA) SEED OIL

Fair

None
ADANSONIA DIGITATA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ADANSONIA DIGITATA (BAOBAB) FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

Limited

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:

Aspalathus Linearis (Rooibos) Leaf Extract*, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Alcohol (Ethanol), Decyl Glucoside, Glycerin, Coco-Glucoside, Glyceryl Oleate, Trichilia Emetica (Mafura) Seed Butter, Sclerocarya Birrea (Marula) Seed Oil, Xanthan Gum, Adansonia Digitata (Baobab) Fruit Extract*, Citric Acid, Parfum, Tocopherol, Mentha Vidiris (Spearmint) Leaf Oil*, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Gamma Decalactone *ingredient from organic farming 100% of the total ingredients are from natural origin 62% of the total ingredients are from Organic Farming

Directions from packaging:

Gently apply from head to toe. Lather and then rinse well with warm water.

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