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Babyganics Alcohol-Free Hand Sanitizing Wipes

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Babyganics Alcohol-Free Hand Sanitizing Wipes product label collected on July 26, 2017 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 Alcohol-Free Hand Sanitizing Wipes is 3.

Data last updated: July 2017

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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• 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)

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)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

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

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

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

Limited

None

Limited
C8-C10 TRIGLYCERIDES
Appeared as: MEDIUM CHAIN TRIGLYCERIDES

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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:

Active: Benzalkonium chloride 0.115% Inactive: water, glycerin, aloe barbadensis leaf juice, polysorbate 20, sodium benzoate, cocamidopropyl pg-dimonium chloride phosphate, potassium sorbate, disodium cocoamphodiacetate, citric acid, tetrasodium glutamate diacetate, tocopheryl acetate (vitamin e) natural fragrance ingredients: Medium Chain Triglycerides, Triethyl Citrate, Citrus reticulata (mandarin orange) Peel Oil, Tocopherol, Citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) Peel Oil, Citrus grandis (grapefruit) Peel Oil

Directions from packaging:

• Take wipe and rub thoroughly over all surfaces of both hands. Wet hands thoroughly with wipe. • Rub hands together briskly to dry without wiping • Dispose of wipe • Do not flush

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only When using this product avoid contact with eyes. In case of eye contact, flush eyes with water. Stop use and ask a doctor if irritation or redness develops, or if condition persists for more than 72 hours. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

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