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Andalou Naturals Citrus Sunflower Uplifting Shower Gel

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Andalou Naturals Citrus Sunflower Uplifting Shower Gel product label collected on June 20, 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. EWG's rating for Andalou Naturals Citrus Sunflower Uplifting Shower Gel is 4.

Data last updated: June 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

None

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) FRUIT EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

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

Limited

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

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

• Use restrictions (high)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) FRUIT EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS (WHITE TEA) LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER (AQUA)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None
FRUIT STEM CELL COMPLEX
Appeared as: FRUIT STEM CELLS (MALUS DOMESTICA; SOLAR VITIS)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

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

Fair

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINSOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIP) FRUIT OIL

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None
PINUS (PINE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PINE ISOLATES

None
LITSEA CUBEBA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LITSEA CUBEBA (MAY CHANG) FRUIT OIL

Limited
CARUM PETROSELINUM (PARSLEY) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PETROSELINUM CRISPUM (PARSLEY) SEED OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*, Purified Water (Aqua), Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Vegetable Glycerin, Fruit Stem Cells (Malus Domestica, Solar Vitis), BioActive Berry Complex*, Lauryl Glucoside, Stearyl Citrate, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Fruit Extract*, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Fruit Extract*, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Water**, Allantoin, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Argania Spinsosa (Argan) Kernel Oil*, Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Fruit Oil*, Panthenol, Lactic Acid, Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Leaf Extract**, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Pine Isolates, Litsea Cubeba (May Chang) Fruit Oil, Petroselinum Crispum (Parsley) Seed Oil, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil*

Directions from packaging:

To Use Apply to wet skin in shower or bath, work into rich lather, rinse clean.

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