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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
May 2010

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Novena Maternal Skin Care Organic Citrus Blemish Lotion (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Novena Maternal Skin Care Organic Citrus Blemish Lotion (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 Novena Maternal Skin Care Organic Citrus Blemish Lotion (2010 formulation) is 1.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SORBIC ACIDAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA)
(ORGANIC)
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL)None Identified
Data: Limited
VEGETABLE GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: None
ROSA MOSCHATA (MUSK ROSE)
ROSA MOSQUETA
None Identified
Data: None
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE)None Identified
Data: Limited
VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) FRUITNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA)None Identified
Data: Fair
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS)
ROOIBOS TEA
None Identified
Data: Limited
ASCOPHYLLUM NODOSUM (KNOTTED WRACK) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
ECHINACEA ANGUSTIFOLIA (CONEFLOWER)None Identified
Data: Limited
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT)
PINK GRAPEFRUIT
None Identified
Data: Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON)
CITRUS LIMONUM
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD)None Identified
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER)
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA)None Identified
Data: Limited


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