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Cleanwell Botanical Hand Sanitizer Spray, Citrus Thyme

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Cleanwell Botanical Hand Sanitizer Spray, Citrus Thyme product label collected on July 02, 2020 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 Cleanwell Botanical Hand Sanitizer Spray, Citrus Thyme is 3.

Data last updated: July 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CLEANWELL ESSENTIAL OIL BLEND [CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL

• 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)

Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS RETICULATA (TANGERINE) PEEL OIL

• 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)

Fair
POLYSORBATE-20
Appeared as: POLYSORBATE 2O

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None

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

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

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

Limited
COPAIFERA OFFICINALIS (BALSAM COPAIBA) RESIN
Appeared as: COPAIFERA OFFICINALIS RESIN (BALSAM COPAIBA)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
CYMBOPOGON NARDUS (CITRONELLA) OIL
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON WINTERIANUS (CITRONELLA) OIL

Limited
LITSEA CUBEBA (MAY CHANG) OIL
Appeared as: LITSEA CUBEBA (LITSEA) OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) OIL
Appeared as: THYME) OIL

None

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

Fair

None
SODIUM DECYLGLUCODIDES HYDROXYPROPYL SULFONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM DECYLGLUCOSIDES HYDROXYPROPYLSULFONATE

Robust

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

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 2O, SODIUM CITRATE, SODIUM COCO-SULFATE, SODIUM DECYLGLUCOSIDES HYDROXYPROPYLSULFONATE, WATER.

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