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Kora Organics Essential Body Wash

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Kora Organics Essential Body Wash product label collected on November 08, 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 Kora Organics Essential Body Wash 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair

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

Good

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

Limited
ROSA CENTIFOLIA (CABBAGE ROSE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSA CENTIFOLIA FLOWER EXTRACT* (ROSE)

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

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

None
MORINDA CITRIFOLIA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: MORINDA CITRIFOLIA FRUIT EXTRACT* (NONI)

Limited
FUSANUS SPICATUS WOOD OIL
Appeared as: FUSANUS SPICATUS WOOD OIL* (SANDALWOOD)

Limited

Limited

Robust

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water/Aqua/Eau, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice*, Decyl Glucoside, Coco-Glucoside, Glycerin***, Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate, Xanthan Gum, Glyceryl Oleate, Morinda Citrifolia (Noni) Fruit Extract*, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract*, Rosa Centifolia (Rose) Flower Extract*, Lactic Acid, Citric Acid, Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang) Flower Oil*, Fusanus Spicatus (Sandalwood) Wood Oil*, Pogostemon Cablin (Patchouli) Oil, Dicaprylyl Ether, Lecithin, Sodium Chloride, Tocopherol, Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides Citrate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Benzyl Alcohol, Dehydroacetic Acid, Linalool**, Benzyl Benzoate**.

Directions from packaging:

Use this gentle and effective alternative to harsh soaps in either the bath or shower. Ideal to use with body brushes, sponges and/or cloths and for sensitive skin.

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