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Alba Botanica Micellar Cleanser With Blue Lotus Flower Water

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Alba Botanica Micellar Cleanser With Blue Lotus Flower Water product label collected on November 11, 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 Micellar Cleanser With Blue Lotus Flower Water is 3.

Data last updated: November 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• 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)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CUPRESSUS SEMPERVIRENS (ITALIAN CYPRESS) OIL
Appeared as: CUPRESSUS SEMPERVIRENS (CYPRESS) OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS LEAF OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
THUJA OCCIDENTALIS (ARBORVITAE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: THUJA OCCIDENTALIS (CEDARLEAF) OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA 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 (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Robust

None

Limited
FERULA GALBANIFLUA (FERULA GUMMOSA) RESIN OIL
Appeared as: FERULA GALBANIFLUA (GALBANUM) RESIN OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
JUNIPERUS MEXICANA OIL
Appeared as: JUNIPER MEXICANA (CEDAR) OIL

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
Appeared as: POGOSTEMON CABLIN OIL

Limited

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

Limited
NELUMBO NUCIFERA (SACRED LOTUS) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: NELUMBO NUCIFERA FLOWER EXTRACT

None

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Limited

None

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (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.

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:

WATER (AQUA), COCAMIDOPROPYL HYDROXYSULTAINE, DISODIUM COCOYL GLUTAMATE, SODIUM COCOYL GLUTAMATE, GLYCERIN, SORBITAN OLEATE DECYLGLYCOSIDE CROSSPOLYMER, SODIUM CHLORIDE, CANANGA ODORATA FLOWER OIL, CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) LEAF OIL, CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FRUIT OIL, CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL, CUPRESSUS SEMPERVIRENS (CYPRESS) OIL, EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS LEAF OIL, EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) LEAF OIL, FERULA GALBANIFLUA (GALBANUM) RESIN OIL, JUNIPER MEXICANA (CEDAR) OIL, LAVANDULA HYBRIDA OIL, POGOSTEMON CABLIN OIL THUJA OCCIDENTALIS (CEDARLEAF OIL, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE(1), CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT(1), CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT(1), NELUMBO NUCIFERA FLOWER EXTRACT, BIOSACCHARIDE GUM-1, CITRIC ACID, GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE, HYALURONIC ACID, HYDROLYZED HYALURONIC ACID, SODIUM ANISATE, SODIUM HYALURONATE, SODIUM LEVULINATE, SQUALANE(2), ALCOHOL(1), BENZYL ALCOHOL, POTASSIUM SORBATE, SODIUM BENZOATE, LINALOOL. (1) CERTIFIED ORGANIC INGREDIENT (2) FROM PLANT SOURCE

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