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Babyganics Shampoo + Body Wash, Chamomile Verbena (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Babyganics Shampoo + Body Wash, Chamomile Verbena (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 26, 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 Babyganics Shampoo + Body Wash, Chamomile Verbena (2016 formulation) is 4.

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

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

Limited

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

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE)
Appeared as: CHAMOMILE ROMAN

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) OIL
Appeared as: LIME OIL

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
COPAIFERA OFFICINALIS (BALSAM COPAIBA) RESIN
Appeared as: BALSAM COPAIBA

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

Fair
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Fair
SODIUM SALT ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE
Appeared as: TRISODIUM ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE

Fair

• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

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

Limited

Limited

Limited
RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RUBUS IDAEUS (RED RASPBERRY) SEED OIL

Fair

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

Limited

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

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

Fair

Limited

Limited

None
ALDEHYDE C-16 CETYL ESTERS
Appeared as: ALDEHYDE C-14

Limited
JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA (VIRGINIA RED CEDAR) OIL
Appeared as: CEDARWOOD VIRGINIANA OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

Fair
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) OIL
Appeared as: CUCUMBER OIL

None
ARTEMISIA PALLENS (DAVANA) OIL
Appeared as: DAVANA OIL

Limited
FERULA GUMOSA (GALBANUM) OIL
Appeared as: GALBANUM OIL

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (ROSE GERANIUM) OIL
Appeared as: GERANIUM EGYPTIAN OIL

Limited
HEXYL ACETATE
Appeared as: HEXYL ACETATE (C-6)

Limited
IONONE
Appeared as: IONONE BETA

None

Limited

Limited
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI (PALMAROSA) OIL
Appeared as: PALMAROSA OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None
ROSA OTTO (ROSE)
Appeared as: ROSE OTTO BULGARIAN

Fair

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:

water, sodium lauroyl methyl isethionate, caprylyl/capryl glucoside, propanediol, acrylates copolymer, sodium lauroyl oat amino acids, glycerin, ethylhexylglycerin, citric acid, trisodium ethylenediamine disuccinate, dehydroacetic acid, solanum lycopersicum (tomato) seed oil, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil*, vaccinium macrocarpon (cranberry) seed oil, nigella sativa (black cumin) seed oil*, rubus idaeus (red raspberry) seed oil, phenoxyethanol, sodium hydroxide, sodium phytate, aloe barbadensis leaf juice*, cucumis sativus (cucumber) fruit extract*, chamomilla recutita (matricaria) flower extract*, persea gratissima (avocado) fruit extract*, natural fragrance *Certified Organic Ingredient Natural Fragrance: Aldehyde C-14 Natural, Allyl Caproate Natural, Balsam Copaiba, Cedarwood Virginiana Oil, Chamomile Roman, Cis 3 Hexenyl Acetate Natural, Coumarin Natural, Cucumber Oil, Davana Oil, Eucalyptus Oil, Galbanum Oil, Geranium Egyptian Oil, Hexyl Acetate (C-6) Natural, Ionone Beta Natural, Lemon Oil, Lime Oil, Methyl Cinnamate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Palmarosa Oil, Rose Otto Bulgarian, Vanillin

Directions from packaging:

Use several pumps of our soft, instant foam on a wet washcloth or your hand. Lather, giggle, rinse!

Warnings from packaging:

Always supervise children during bath time. If product gets into eyes, flush with water. Be safe – keep out of the reach of babies and children unless under adult supervision.

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