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Alba Botanica Very Emollient Bath & Shower Gel, Coconut Rescue

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Alba Botanica Very Emollient Bath & Shower Gel, Coconut Rescue 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 Alba Botanica Very Emollient Bath & Shower Gel, Coconut Rescue is 3.

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 MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

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

Good

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited
COFFEA ARABICA (ARABIAN COFFEE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: COFFEA ARABICA (COFFEE) LEAF/SEED EXTRACT

Limited

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Robust

None

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

Aqua (Water), Coco-Glucoside, Sodium Laurylglucosides Hydroxypropylsulfonate, Glycerin, Xanthan Gum, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil(1), Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract(1), Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract(1), Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Juice, Coffea Arabica (Coffee) Leaf/Seed Extract, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Fruit Extract, Alcohol(1), Anise Alcohol, Caffeine, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Citric Acid, Dextrose, Lauryl Glucoside, Maltodextrin, Sodium Chloride, Stearyl Citrate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Vanillin, Benzoic Acid, Benzyl Alcohol, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate (1)Certified Organic Ingredient

Directions from packaging:

to use: Massage into a fragrant lather over the entire body in the bath or shower. Or add generously to running water for a rich & rejuvenating bubble bath.

Warnings from packaging:

caution: For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children.

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