EWG scientists reviewed Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula with Vitamin E Skin Therapy Oil 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 Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula with Vitamin E Skin Therapy Oil is 3.
|FRAGRANCE||Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|TOCOPHERYL ACETATE||Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)|
|DIMETHICONE||Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) SEED EXTRACT|
ROSA CANINA SEED EXTRACT
|THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER|
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER (COCOA)
|SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL||None Identified|
|CANOLA OIL||Multiple, additive exposure sources|
|ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE||Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)|
|CETEARYL ETHYLHEXANOATE||Data gaps, Use restrictions|
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
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