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Balanced Botanicals Cool Aloe (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Balanced Botanicals Cool Aloe (2016 formulation) product label collected on August 02, 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 Balanced Botanicals Cool Aloe (2016 formulation) is 2.

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Data last updated: August 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: TEA TREE OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: GREEN TEA EXTRACT

Limited
SCLEROTIUM GUM
Appeared as: SCELORIUM GUM

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe Vera Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Tea Tree Oil, Eucalyptus oil, Green Tea Extract, Potassium Sorbate (Food Grade Preservative), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Scelorium Gum (Thickener)

Directions from packaging:

Apply liberally ton irritated skin or sunburned areas. Reapply as necessary.

Warnings from packaging:

For External Use Only. If skin irritation occurs, discontinue use. Avoid contact with eyes.

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