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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Boots Botanics Hydrating Day Cream

EWG scientists reviewed Boots Botanics Hydrating Day Cream 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 Boots Botanics Hydrating Day Cream is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
ALCOHOL DENATUREDEnhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOATEData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) OIL
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (ORANGE) OIL (ORANGE)
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
OLIBANUMMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS FLOWER OIL
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETEARYL GLUCOSIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
ASTROCARYUM MURUMURU SEED BUTTER
ASTROCARYUM MURUMURU (PALM TREE) SEED BUTTER
None Identified
Data: None
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL (OLIVE)
None Identified
Data: Fair
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS OIL (SWEET ALMOND)
None Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED 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