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Australian Gold Aloe Freeze Gel With Lidocaine

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Australian Gold Aloe Freeze Gel With Lidocaine product label collected on July 10, 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 Australian Gold Aloe Freeze Gel With Lidocaine is 4.

Data last updated: July 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
CI 42090 (FD&C BLUE NO. 1 OR D&C BLUE NO. 4)
Appeared as: BLUE 1 (CI 42090)

• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ANILINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMON (LEMON BIOFLAVONOIDS) PEEL EXTRACT

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

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)

Fair
LIDOCAINE HCL
Appeared as: LIDOCAINE HYDROCHLORIDE

• Use restrictions (high)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

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

Limited

Fair

None

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA VIRIDIS (SPEARMINT) LEAF OIL

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Limited
TILIA CORDATA (LINDEN) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: TILIA CORDATA FLOWER EXTRACT

Robust

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: LIDOCAINE HYDROCHLORIDE 0.5%; Inactive Ingredients: ALLANTOIN, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, BLUE 1 (CI 42090), CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, CARBOMER, CITRUS LIMON (LEMON BIOFLAVONOIDS) PEEL EXTRACT, GLYCERIN, GLYCERYL ACRYLATE/ACRYLIC ACID COPOLYMER, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, MENTHA VIRIDIS (SPEARMINT) LEAF OIL, PANTHENOL, PEG-60 LANOLIN, PHENOXYETHANOL, POLLEN EXTRACT, POLYSORBATE 20, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY) LEAF EXTRACT, TILIA CORDATA FLOWER EXTRACT, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, TRIETHANOLAMINE, WATER

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