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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
April 2010

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Shea Butter Market Shea Butter Lavender and Lemon Hand Cream (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Shea Butter Market Shea Butter Lavender and Lemon Hand Cream (2010 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 Shea Butter Market Shea Butter Lavender and Lemon Hand Cream (2010 formulation) is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 
Other HIGH concerns: Miscellaneous; Other LOW concerns: Data gaps, Ecotoxicology

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
EMULSIFYING WAXMiscellaneous
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
rosemary olersin
None Identified
Data: Limited
VEGETABLE GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: None
SORBUS AUCUPARIA FRUIT EXTRACT
mountain ash
None Identified
Data: None
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM
(DISTILLED)
None Identified
Data: None
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER)
(DISTILLED)
None Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Pure African Shea Butter
None Identified
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
HONEYInnocuous
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