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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
April 2010

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Shea Butter Market Shea Earth (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Shea Butter Market Shea Earth (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 Shea Butter Market Shea Earth (2009 formulation) is 1.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 
Other HIGH concerns: Multiple, additive exposure sources; Other MODERATE concerns: Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs); Other LOW concerns: Data gaps, Endocrine disruption

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
VETIVERIA ZIZANIOIDES (VETIVER) OIL
essiential oil of vetivert
Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
essiential oil of lavender
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED GRAPESEED OIL
Grapseed oil
None Identified
Data: None
JUNIPERUS COMMUNIS (JUNIPER) FRUIT OIL
essiential oil of Juniper
None Identified
Data: Limited
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Pure African Shea Butter
None Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA)
jojoba oil
None Identified
Data: Limited


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