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Andalou Naturals Citrus Kombucha Cleansing Gel

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Andalou Naturals Citrus Kombucha Cleansing Gel product label collected on June 21, 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 Kombucha Cleansing Gel is 4.

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Data last updated: June 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS TANGERINA (TANGERINE) PEEL OIL

• 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)

None
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS PEEL OIL , (ORANGE)

• 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)

Good

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

None

Good

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

Fair

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

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

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER (AQUA)

None

None

Limited

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

None
SACCHROMYCES/ XYLINIUM/ BLACK TEA FERMENT (KOMBUCHA FERMENT)
Appeared as: SACCHAROMYCES XYLINUM (KOMBUCHA) BLACK TEA FERMENT

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Limited
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Appeared as: MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE (VITAMIN C)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Limited
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX ALBA (WILLOW BARK) EXTRACT

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

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 Methyl 2-Sulfolaurate, Disodium 2-Sulfolaurate, Vegetable Glycerin, Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate, Saccharomyces Xylinum (Kombucha) Black Tea Ferment, Panthenol, Allantoin, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C), Sodium PCA, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract*, Fruit Stem Cells (Argan, Malus Domestica, Solar Vitis), BioActive Berry Complex*, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Extract*, Salix Alba (Willow Bark) Extract*, Sucrose Cocoate, Lactic Acid, Tocopherol, Aspalathus Linearis (Rooibos) Extract**, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Citrus Tangerina (Tangerine) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil*

Directions from packaging:

To Use AM & PM. Apply to damp skin, gently massage, and rinse clean.

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