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Andalou Naturals Shower Gel, Citrus Sunflower

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Andalou Naturals Shower Gel, Citrus Sunflower product label collected on July 06, 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 Shower Gel, Citrus Sunflower is 4.

Data last updated: July 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

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
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (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)

Good

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

None
UNSPECIFIED HERBS
Appeared as: BIOACTIVE 8 BERRY COMPLEX

Limited

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

Good

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS)

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

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

Fair

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

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 LEAF EXTRACT+ (WHITE TEA)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER (AQUA)

None

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

None

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

Robust

Fair

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (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, VEGETABLE GLYCERIN, SODIUM OLEFIN SULFONATE, FRUIT STEM CELLS (MALUS DOMESTICA, SOLAR VITIS) AND BIOACTIVE 8 BERRY COMPLEX*, LAURYL GLUCOSIDE (AND) STEARYL CITRATE, GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE/CAPRATE, CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) FRUIT EXTRACT*, CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) FRUIT EXTRACT*, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) WATER*+, SODIUM CHLORIDE, ALLANTOIN, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL*, ARGANIA SPINSOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL*, ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIP) FRUIT OIL*, SODIUM PCA, PANTHENOL, LACTIC ACID, CAMELLIA SINENSIS (WHITE TEA) LEAF EXTRACT*+, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, SODIUM BENZOATE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, PINE ISOLATES, LITSEA CUBEBA (MAY CHANG) FRUIT OIL, PETROSELINUM CRISPUM (PARSLEY) SEED OIL, CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL*

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