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Everyone Hand Sanitizer Gel Peppermint + Citrus

EWG scientists reviewed the Everyone Hand Sanitizer Gel Peppermint + Citrus product label collected on October 23, 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. Everyone Hand Sanitizer Gel Peppermint + Citrus is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: October 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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

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

Limited

Fair

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

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.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: Ethanol 62%, Inactive Ingredients: Purified Water, Vegetable Glycerin, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Organic Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Carbomer, Dimethicone, Aminomethyl Propanol

Directions from packaging:

Wet hands thoroughly with product and allow to dry without wiping Do not use other than directed.

Warnings from packaging:

Flammable, keep away from fire/flame For external use only Do not use in eyes. If contact occurs, flush thoroughly with water. Stop use and contact a doctor if redness and irritation develops and persists for more than 72 hours. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact the Poison Control center right away.

ABOUT THE SKIN DEEP® RATINGS

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