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Elyptol Antimicrobial Hand Sanitizer Gel

EWG scientists reviewed the Elyptol Antimicrobial Hand Sanitizer Gel product label collected on November 06, 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. Elyptol Antimicrobial Hand Sanitizer Gel is EWG VERIFIED™.

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Data last updated: November 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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ETHYL ALCOHOL

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

Robust

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

Use restrictions (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)

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 Ingredients: Ethyl Alcohol 70%; Inactive Ingredients: Water, Eucalyptol, Vegetable Glycerin, Piroctone Olamine

Directions from packaging:

Apply Elyptol liberally onto palm of hand. Cover hands with product by thoroughly rubbing and allow to air dry without wiping. Use undilured. Supervise children under 6 years. Not recommended for infants.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Flammable. Keep away from sources of fire or flame. When using this product keep away from eyes. In case of contact, rinse eyes with water. Stop use and ask a doctor if redness or irritation develops and issues persist seek medical attention. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, seek medical advice or contact Poison Control.

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