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Whamisa Organic Aloe Baby Hair & Body Cleanser

EWG scientists reviewed the Whamisa Organic Aloe Baby Hair & Body Cleanser product label collected on November 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. Whamisa Organic Aloe Baby Hair & Body Cleanser is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: November 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

None

• Cancer (moderate)

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
COCO-GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: PALM KERNEL/COCO GLUCOSIDE

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

None

None
LACTOBACILLUS/ ALOE BARBADENSIS FERMENT FILTRATE
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/MACULATA LEAF ALOE BARBADENSIS FERMENT FILTRATE

• Cancer (moderate)

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL FERMENT FILTRATE

None
LACTOBACILLUS FERMENT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/RICE FERMENT FILTRATE

Limited

Limited
COIX LACRYMA-JOBI (JOB'S TEARS) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: COIX LACRYMA-JOBI MA-YUEN SEED EXTRACT

Limited
SEDUM ROSEA ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: RHODIOLA ROSEA ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited
SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS (BAIKAL SKULLCAP) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
PAEONIA SUFFRUTICOSA (MOUTAN) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PAEONIA SUFFRUTICOSA ROOT EXTRACT

Fair

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Robust

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) OIL
Appeared as: ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) WOOD OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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 Maculata Leaf Extract, **Decyl Glucoside, **Disodium Cocoyl Glutamate, **Palm Kernel/Coco Glucoside, *Camellia Japonica Seed Oil, *Lactobacillus/Maculata Leaf Aloe Barbadensis Ferment Filtrate, *Lactobacillus/Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Ferment Filtrate, *Lactobacillus/Rice Ferment Filtrate, *Helichrysum Italicum Extract, *Coix Lacryma-Jobi Ma-yuen Seed Extract, *Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, *Rhodiola Rosea Root Extract, *Brassica Oleracea Italica (Broccoli) Extract, *Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract, ***Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, ***Paeonia Suffruticosa Root Extract, ***Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Xanthan Gum, Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba (Guar) Gum, Sodium Chloride, Jasminum Grandiflorum (Jasmine) Oil, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Aniba Rosaeodora (Rosewood) Wood Oil.

Directions from packaging:

[How to use] Gently massage onto baby hair and skin to cleanse. Rinse off. Avoid contact with eyes.

Warnings from packaging:

[Precautions] Stop use if product causes irritation. If symptoms continue, seek medical advice. Do not use on wounds. Keep out of direct sunlight and extreme temperatures. For external use. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes.

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