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Data last updated:
July 2013

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Nivea Body Essentially Enriched Daily Lotion for Very Dry, Rough Skin

EWG scientists reviewed Nivea Body Essentially Enriched Daily Lotion for Very Dry, Rough Skin 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 Nivea Body Essentially Enriched Daily Lotion for Very Dry, Rough Skin is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PEG-40 SORBITAN PERISOSTEARATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
MINERAL OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
POLYGLYCERYL-3 DIISOSTEARATENone Identified
Data: None
C13-15 ISOPARAFFINNone Identified
Data: None
MAGNESIUM SULFATENone Identified
Data: Fair
TAURINENone Identified
Data: Fair
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS OIL (SWEET ALMOND)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL PALMITATENone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM CITRATENone Identified
Data: Fair
SEA SALTInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATERInnocuous
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