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Yorba Organics Rejuvenating Body Wash with Wild-Harvested Kalahari Melon (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Yorba Organics Rejuvenating Body Wash with Wild-Harvested Kalahari Melon (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 Rejuvenating Body Wash with Wild-Harvested Kalahari Melon (2016 formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: June 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Good

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL (ETHANOL)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None
CITRULLUS LANATUS SEED OIL
Appeared as: CITRULLUS LANATUS (KALAHARI MELON) SEED OIL

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair

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

Limited
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA VIDIRIS (SPEARMINT) LEAF OIL

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

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, Citrullus Lanatus (Kalahari Melon) Seed Oil, Xanthan Gum, Coco-Glucoside, Glyceryl Oleate, Citric Acid, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil*, Mentha Vidiris (Spearmint) Leaf Oil*, Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang) Flower Oil, Tocopherol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Gamma Decalactone *ingredient from organic farming 100% of the total ingredients are from Natural Origin 48% of the total ingredients are from Organic Farming

Directions from packaging:

Gently massage onto wet skin. Rinse well with warm water.

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