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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
September 2008

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MyChelle Hand Cream (2008 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed MyChelle Hand Cream (2008 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 MyChelle Hand Cream (2008 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
CETEARETH-20Enhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
EMULSIFYING WAX
POLAWAX
Miscellaneous
Data: Limited
SALICYLIC ACID
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SANTALUM ALBUM (SANDALWOOD) OILMultiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACTUse restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCERIN
(ORGANIC)
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ASTAXANTHINMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
LYCOPENEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACTMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (SWEET ORANGE) OIL
(ORGANIC)
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER OIL
ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER OIL
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCOL DISTEARATEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
ISODECYL NEOPENTANOATEEcotoxicology, Use restrictions
Data: None
PHENETHYL ALCOHOLUse restrictions
Data: Fair
HYDROGENATED PALM GLYCERIDESNone Identified
Data: None
POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATENone Identified
Data: Limited
CHLOROPHYLLNone Identified
Data: Fair
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) OIL
CLARY OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
OLIVE FRUIT OIL*
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Fair
WATER
AQUA
Innocuous
Data: Robust


About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer