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Babo Botanicals Calming Baby Shampoo & Wash, Lavender & Meadowsweet

EWG scientists reviewed the Babo Botanicals Calming Baby Shampoo & Wash, Lavender & Meadowsweet product label collected on March 26, 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. Babo Botanicals Calming Baby Shampoo & Wash, Lavender & Meadowsweet is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: March 2018

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

None
SODIUM LAURYL GLYCOL CARBOXYLATE
Appeared as: SODIUM LAURYL GLUCOSE CARBOXYLATE

Limited

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

Robust

Limited

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

Fair

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

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
NASTURTIUM OFFICINALE (WATERCRESS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: NASTURTIUM OFFICINALE (WATERCRESS) FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT

None

None
SPIRAEA ULMARIA (MEADOWSWEET) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: SPIRAEA ULMARIS (MEADOWSWEET) FLOWER EXTRACT

Good

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

Limited

• Occupational hazards (high)

Good

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

Fair

Fair

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER

Limited

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

Limited

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VANILLA PLANIFOLIA FRUIT EXTRACT

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Sodium Cocoamphoacetate, Sodium Lauryl Glucose Carboxylate, Lauryl Glucoside, Sodium Chloride, Coco Glucoside, Glyceryl Oleate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Decyl Glucoside, Hydrolyzed Oat Protein, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract*, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract*, Nasturtium Officinale (Watercress) Flower/Leaf Extract*, Pueraria Lobata (Kudzu) Root Extract*, Spiraea Ulmaris (Meadowsweet) Flower Extract*, Citric Acid, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Glycerin, Sodium Gluconate, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Extract, Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Extract.

Directions from packaging:

Apply to wash cloth and gently massage baby's hair, scalp and body, avoiding eye area. Or, dispense a small amount into bath water. Gently rinse skin.

Warnings from packaging:

Although product smells yummy, for external use only. Discontinue use if irritation or redness occurs. Keep out of reach of children.

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