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Alba Botanica After Sun Lotion 85% Aloe Vera

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Alba Botanica After Sun Lotion 85% Aloe Vera product label collected on February 09, 2018 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 After Sun Lotion 85% Aloe Vera is 3.

Data last updated: February 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
SD ALCOHOL 1
Appeared as: ALCOHOL (1)

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

Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

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

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 (1)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE (1)

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

Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS SEED OIL (SAFFLOWER)

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None

Fair
GINKGO BILOBA (MAIDENHAIR TREE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: GINKGO BILOBA LEAF EXTRACT (1)

None

None

Limited

None

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

None

Robust

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

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.

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:

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice(1), Glycerin, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil(1), Glyceryl Stearate SE, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Caesalpinia Spinosa Gum, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Crambe Abyssinica Seed Oil, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract(1), Citrus Limon (Lemon) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract(1), Lactobacillus/Arundinaria Gigantea Ferment Filtrate, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Alcohol(1), Benzyl Acetate, Biosaccharide Gum-1, Calcium Gluconate, Cetearyl Olivate, Cetyl Alcohol, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Coconut Alkanes, Glyceryl Caprylate, Isoamyl Salicylate, Sodium Anisate, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Levulinate, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Sorbitan Olivate, Terpineol, Triethyl Citrate, Xanthan Gum, Gluconolactone, Sodium Benzoate, Limonene (1)Certified Organic Ingredient

Directions from packaging:

Generously smooth over skin for hydrating relief.

Warnings from packaging:

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

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