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Babo Botanicals Calming Shampoo Bubble Bath & Wash, Lavender & Meadowsweet

EWG scientists reviewed the Babo Botanicals Calming Shampoo Bubble Bath & Wash, Lavender & Meadowsweet product label collected on March 12, 2019 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 Shampoo Bubble Bath & Wash, Lavender & Meadowsweet is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: March 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
  • 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)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited
SODIUM LAUROYL METHYL ISETHIONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM LAUROYL METHYL ISETHIONTE

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Good

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

None

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

None

• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Limited
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA OIL
Appeared as: LAVANDULA HYBRIDA (LAVANDIN) OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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

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

None
PUERARIA LOBATA (KUDZU) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PUERARIA LOBATA (KUDZU ROOT) ROOT EXTRACT

None

Robust
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL MEAL
Appeared as: AVENA SATIVA KERNEL (OAT)

Robust

Good

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionte, Coco Betaine, Coco-Glucoside, Glycerin, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Organic Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice*, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Oil, Lavandula Hybrida (Lavandin) Oil, Anthemis Nobilis (Chamomile) Flower Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Organic Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil*, Organic Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter*, Organic Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Organic Molasses*, Xanthan Gum, Capryloyl Glycine, Organic Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract*, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Organic Nutri-Soothe Complex [Glycerin*, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract*, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract*, Nasturtium Officinale (Watercress) Flower/Leaf Extract*, Pueraria Lobata (Kudzu Root) Root Extract*, Spiraea Ulmaria (Meadowsweet) Flower Extract*], Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Chloride, Citric Acid

Directions from packaging:

For a bubble bath: this bubble bath uses plant based bubbling agents; therefore it does not bubble like synthetic formulas. It will create great bubbles if you use correctly. So please, run at least 2 capfuls of formula under vigorous running water at the start of tub filling. For shampoo: apply to wet hair and scalp, avoiding eye area. Rinse.

Warnings from packaging:

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

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