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Product score: 02

Data Availability:

Limited

CleanWell Natural Foaming Hand Sanitizer

CATEGORY

Hand Sanitizer

BRAND

CleanWell

DATA LAST UPDATED

July 2020

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • MODERATE
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 05
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CLEANWELL? ESSENTIAL OIL BLEND [CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Data Availability: None
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CONCERNS • 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)
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Ingredient score: 03
POLYSORBATE-20
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, surfactant - emulsifying agent, surfactant - solubilizing agent
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)
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Ingredient score: 02
CITRIC ACID
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, fragrance ingredient, ph adjuster, buffering, chelating, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE) LEAF JUICE
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
CITRUS RETICULATA PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS RETICULATA (TANGERINE) PEEL OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, skin conditioning, tonic
CONCERNS • 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)
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Ingredient score: 01
COPAIFERA OFFICINALIS (BALSAM COPAIBA) RESIN
Appeared as: COPAIFERA OFFICINALIS RESIN (BALSAM COPAIBA)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) film former, fragrance ingredient
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
CYMBOPOGON NARDUS (CITRONELLA) OIL
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON WINTERIANUS (CITRONELLA) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, tonic
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Ingredient score: 01
LITSEA CUBEBA (MAY CHANG) OIL
Appeared as: LITSEA CUBEBA (LITSEA) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, tonic
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) OIL
Appeared as: THYME) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, skin conditioning, tonic
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Ingredient score: 01
COPPER PCA
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - humectant, humectant, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDROLYZED OATS
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antistatic, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM CITRATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) ph adjuster, buffering, chelating, masking
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM COCO-SULFATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - cleansing agent, cleansing, emulsifying, surfactant
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM DECYLGLUCODIDES HYDROXYPROPYL SULFONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM DECYLGLUCOSIDES HYDROXYPROPYLSULFONATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) cleansing, emulsifying, foam boosting, hydrotrope, surfactant
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Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredients from packaging:

ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE) LEAF JUICE, CITRIC ACID, CLEANWELL? ESSENTIAL OIL BLEND [CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL, CITRUS RETICULATA (TANGERINE) PEEL OIL, COPAIFERA OFFICINALIS (BALSAM COPAIBA) RESIN, CYMBOPOGON WINTERIANUS (CITRONELLA) OIL, LITSEA CUBEBA (LITSEA) OIL, THYME OIL), COPPER PCA, HYDROLYZED OATS, POLYSORBATE 20, SODIUM CITRATE, SODIUM COCO-SULFATE, SODIUM DECYLGLUCOSIDES HYDROXYPROPYLSULFONATE, WATER.

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.


Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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