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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
November 2014

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Desert Essence Organics Hand Repair Cream, Pumpkin Spice

EWG scientists reviewed Desert Essence Organics Hand Repair Cream, Pumpkin Spice 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 Desert Essence Organics Hand Repair Cream, Pumpkin Spice is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
UNSPECIFIED OILS
PROPRIETARY BLEND OF ESSENTIAL OILS
Miscellaneous
Data: None
EMULSIFYING WAXMiscellaneous
Data: Limited
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
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM GLUCONATEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) LEAF EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
CUCURBITA PEPO (PUMPKIN) SEED EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
CUCURBITA PEPO (PUMPKIN) SEED OIL
CUCURBITA PEPO SEED OIL (PUMPKIN - CERTIFIED)
None Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
WATER
AQUEOUS (CERTIFIED EXTRACTS) EXTRACTS
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