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Alba Botanica Hawaiian Detox Warming Clay Cleanser, Anti-Pollution Volcanic Clay

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Alba Botanica Hawaiian Detox Warming Clay Cleanser, Anti-Pollution Volcanic Clay 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 Hawaiian Detox Warming Clay Cleanser, Anti-Pollution Volcanic Clay is 2.

Data last updated: February 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • 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)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) WATER
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA WATER (COCONUT)

None

Limited
ILEX PARAGUARIENSIS (MATE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ILEX PARAGUARIENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
NELUMBO NUCIFERA (SACRED LOTUS) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: NELUMBO NUCIFERA FLOWER EXTRACT

Fair

Limited
CI 77267
Appeared as: CHARCOAL POWDER

None

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Glycerin, Magnesium Sulfate, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice(1), Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Juice, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Water, Etlingera Elatior Flower Extract, Ilex Paraguariensis Leaf Extract, Nelumbo Nucifera Flower Extract, Allyl Caproate, Cellulose Gum, Charcoal Powder, Heptyl Glucoside, Triethyl Citrate, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Limonene (1)Certified Organic Ingredient

Directions from packaging:

Massage a dime-sized drop of cleanser over moistened face and neck for one minute, avoiding eyes. Rinse clean.

Warnings from packaging:

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

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