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

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Beauty Without Cruelty Facial Moisturizer, All Day (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Beauty Without Cruelty Facial Moisturizer, All Day (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 Beauty Without Cruelty Facial Moisturizer, All Day (2009 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
BENZYL ALCOHOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
CANANGA ODORATA ESSENTIAL OIL (YLANG YLANG)
Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT (GREEN AND WHITE TEA)
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACT
VITIS VINIFERA SEED EXTRACT (GRAPE)
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA ESSENTIAL OIL (HIGHLAND LAVENDER)
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
SODIUM PCAContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE (ALOE VERA)
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) FRUIT
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII FRUIT (SHEA BUTTER)
None Identified
Data: Limited
GINKGO BILOBA (MAIDENHAIR TREE) LEAF EXTRACT
GINKGO BILOBA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Fair
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (ROSE GERANIUM) OIL
PELARGONIUM ROSEUM ESSENTIAL OIL (ROSE GERANIUM)
None Identified
Data: Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD)
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (CALENDULA)
None Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER)None Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)None Identified
Data: Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS SEED OIL (SAFFLOWER)
None Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYALURONATENone Identified
Data: Fair
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS OIL (SWEET ALMOND)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (ROMAN CHAMOMILE)
Enhanced skin absorption
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