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California Baby Hand Sanitizer

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the California Baby Hand Sanitizer product label collected on September 10, 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 California Baby Hand Sanitizer is 2.

Data last updated: September 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None
BACKHOUSIA CITRIODORA LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: BACKHOUSIA CITRIODORA (LEMON MYRTLE) LEAF EXTRACT

None

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.

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 Ingredient: Alcohol 62%, Inactive Ingredients: Water, glycerin, safflower seed oil polyglyceryl-6 esters, backhousia citriodora (lemon myrtle) leaf extract, citrus limon (lemon) peel oil, citrus aurantifolia (lime) oil

Directions from packaging:

Spray on palm, rub hands together for approximately 30 seconds

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only Do not use in the eyes. In case of contact, rinse eyes thoroughly with water. Discontinue use if irritation and redness develop. If condition persists for more than 72 hrs. consult a doctor. Flammable, keep away from fire or flame. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact Poison Control Center right away.

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