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

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Fresh Fig Apricot Body Cream (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Fresh Fig Apricot Body Cream (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 Fresh Fig Apricot Body Cream (2009 formulation) is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PROPYLPARABENDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
BUTYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ISOBUTYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BENZYL SALICYLATEEcotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
EUGENOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
COUMARINCancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BHTCancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
LIMONENEDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BENZYL ALCOHOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ALPHA-ISOMETHYL IONONEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRONELLOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LINALOOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POLYACRYLAMIDEEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ETHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
LAURETH-7Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TETRASODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PALMITIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
C13-14 ISOPARAFFINOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE) SEED OIL
BORAGO OFFICINALIS SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
SHOREA ROBUSTA (SALTREE) SEED BUTTER
SHOREA ROBUSTA SEED BUTTER
None Identified
Data: Limited
SOYBEAN GLYCERIDESNone Identified
Data: None
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATEData gaps
Data: Limited
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTERNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) UNSAPONIFIABLESNone Identified
Data: Limited
LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
PENTAERYTHRITYL DISTEARATENone Identified
Data: None
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL STEARATE SENone Identified
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL PALMITATENone Identified
Data: Fair
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
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