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Hugo Naturals Hand Sanitizer, French Lavender

Data Availability: FAIR

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Hugo Naturals Hand Sanitizer, French Lavender product label collected on July 28, 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 Hugo Naturals Hand Sanitizer, French Lavender is 2.

Data last updated: July 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER

Fair

Limited

Limited

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

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

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active ingredients - Ethanol (Certified Organic) , Purpose - Antimicrobial / Ingredients - Ethanol, Aqua/Water, Glycerin , Allantoin, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Leaf Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*.

Directions from packaging:

- Place enough product in your palm to thoroughly cover your hands. Rub hands together briskly until dry.

Warnings from packaging:

- For external use only. Flammable. Keep away from heat or flame. Do not use in or near the eyes. In case of contact, rinse eyes thoroughly with water. / Children under 6 years of age should be supervised when using this product.

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