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Babington Soap Co. Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer, Uplifting Lemongrass

Data Availability: FAIR

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Babington Soap Co. Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer, Uplifting Lemongrass product label collected on March 02, 2021 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 Babington Soap Co. Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer, Uplifting Lemongrass is 1.

Data last updated: March 2021

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

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

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Limited

Fair

Limited
CYMBOPOGON (LEMON GRASS) OIL
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON FLEXUOSUS (LEMONGRASS) OIL

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:

Alcohol 65%, aqua, polyquaternium-10, chitosan, lactic acid, cymbopogon flexuosus (lemongrass) oil

Directions from packaging:

Shake before use and then place enough product on hands to cover all surfaces. Rub hands together until dry. Supervise children under 6 years of age when using this product to avoid swallowing.

Warnings from packaging:

: For external use only. Flammable. Keep away from fire or flame. Do not use - on children less than 2 months of age on open skin wounds. When using this product keep out of eyes, ears, and mouth. In case of contact with eyes, rinse eyes thoroughly with water. Stop use and ask a doctor if irritation, redness or rash occurs. These may be signs of a serious condition. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away at 1-800-222-1222.

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