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Aromatica Tea Tree Balancing Foaming Cleanser

EWG scientists reviewed the Aromatica Tea Tree Balancing Foaming Cleanser product label collected on November 03, 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. Aromatica Tea Tree Balancing Foaming Cleanser is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: November 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
MODERATE
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA LEAF OIL

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

Limited
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE ROOT EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Good

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

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Robust

Fair

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

None

Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA LEAF EXTRACT

Fair

Fair

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

Limited

None

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS OIL

Fair

• Cancer (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

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

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (ROSE GERANIUM) OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
ARCTIUM LAPPA (BURDOCK) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARCTIUM LAPPA EXTRACT

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 BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, GLYCERIN, PALMITIC ACID, STEARIC ACID, LAURIC ACID, POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE, WATER, MYRISTIC ACID, SODIUM COCOAMPHOACETATE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, SORBITAN OLIVATE, MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA LEAF EXTRACT, ALLANTOIN, PHENETHYL ALCOHOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA LEAF/TWIG OIL, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS OIL, TOCOPHEROL, CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA FRUIT OIL, PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS OIL, ARCTIUM LAPPA EXTRACT, SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE ROOT EXTRACT, MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA LEAF OIL

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