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Zandra Sugar Scrub, Lemon Tea Tree

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Zandra Sugar Scrub, Lemon Tea Tree product label collected on September 29, 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 Zandra Sugar Scrub, Lemon Tea Tree is 3.

Data last updated: September 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: TEA TREE ESSENTIAL OILS

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

Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: TEA TREE ESSENTIAL OILS

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

None
UNSPECIFIED HERBS
Appeared as: HERB INFUSED

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE)
Appeared as: CANE SUGAR (SUCROSE)

Fair

Fair

Fair
STEARIC ACID
Appeared as: STEARIC ACID (VEGETABLE-DERIVED)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited
GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL MONOCAPRYLATE

• Enhanced skin absorption

None
GLYCERYL UNDECYLENATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL MONOUNDECYLENATE (100% VEGETABLE DERIVED BROAD-SPECTRUM NATURAL)

Limited
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS)
Appeared as: LEMONGRASS

Limited
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS)
Appeared as: LEMONGRASS

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Organic Cane Sugar (Sucrose), Herb Infused Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Glycerin, Stearic Acid (Vegetable-Derived), Silica, Glyceryl Monocaprylate, (And) Glyceryl Monoundecylenate (100% Vegetable Derived Broad-Spectrum Natural Preservative), Organic Lemongrass And Tea Tree Essential Oils Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Organic Lemongrass, And Tea Tree Essential Oils Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Organic Lemongrass Leaf

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