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Alba Botanica Conditioner, Moisturizing

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Alba Botanica Conditioner, Moisturizing product label collected on July 03, 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 Alba Botanica Conditioner, Moisturizing is 4.

Data last updated: July 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• 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)

Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS NOBILIS PEEL OIL (MANDARIN 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)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

Good

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

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMILLA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT (1)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA FLOWER EXTRACT (MATRICARIA)

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RICINUS COMMUNIS SEED OIL (CASTOR)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE (1)

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

Limited
ANANAS SATIVUS (PINEAPPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANANAS SATIVUS FRUIT EXTRACT (PINEAPPLE)

Limited
LYCIUM BARBARUM (MATRIMONY VINE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LYCIUM BARBARUM FRUIT EXTRACT (1)

Fair
PISUM SATIVUM (PEA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PISUM SATIVUM (PEA) SPROUT EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER (SHEA)

• Use restrictions (low)

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

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

Limited

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA FRUIT OIL (OLIVE)

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: PERSEA GRATISSIMA OIL (AVOCADO)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS SEED OIL (JOJOBA)

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: VITIS VINIFERA SEED OIL (GRAPE)

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Fair

Limited

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

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL (1)

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

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.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

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

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

AQUA (WATER), BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, GLYCERYL STEARATE SE, CETYL ALCOHOL, STEARYL ALCOHOL, ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE(1), ANANAS SATIVUS (PINEAPPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT(1), CAMILLA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT(1), CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT(1), LYCIUM BARBARUM FRUIT EXTRACT(1), PISUM SATIVUM (PEA) SPROUT EXTRACT, BABASSU OIL POLYGLYCERYL-4 ESTERS, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER(1), THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER(1), HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL(1), MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL, OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL(1), PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL(1), SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL(1), VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL(1), ASCORBIC ACID, GLYCERIN, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN, HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN, SODIUM HYALURONATE, SODIUM PCA, SODIUM PHYTATE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, ALCOHOL(1), PHENOXYETHANOL, POTASSIUM SORBATE, SODIUM BENZOATE, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL(2), CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL(2), CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL(2), CITRUS NOBILIS (MANDARIN ORANGE) PEEL OIL(2), RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL(2), HYDROXYCITRONELLAL, CITRONELLOL, LIMONENE

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