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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
March 2009

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Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Vitamin E Scar Serum (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Vitamin E Scar Serum (2009 formulation) 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 Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Vitamin E Scar Serum (2009 formulation) is 1.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
TOCOPHEROL ACETATE
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALLIUM CEPA (ONION) BULB EXTRACT
ALLIUM CEPA BULB EXTRACT ONION
None Identified
Data: Fair
SHARK LIVER OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
THEOBROMA CACAO SEED BUTTER COCOA
None Identified
Data: Limited


About the ratings

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