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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
February 2011

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Belle Peau Organics Cocoa Shea Butter Lotion, Paraben Free (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Belle Peau Organics Cocoa Shea Butter Lotion, Paraben Free (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 Belle Peau Organics Cocoa Shea Butter Lotion, Paraben Free (2010 formulation) is 2.
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
POLYSORBATE-60Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TETRASODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
SALIX NIGRA (BLACK WILLOW) BARK EXTRACTCancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ORGANIC ALOE) JUICE
(ORGANIC)
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
VEGETABLE GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: None
CALOPHYLIUM TACAMAHACA (TAMANU) SEED OIL
CAULOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM (TAMANU) FORAHA OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) OIL
DAUCUS CAROTA (CARROT) OIL
None Identified
Data: None
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
ARNICA CORDIFOLIA (ARNICA) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
MANNANNone Identified
Data: Fair
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) OLEORESINNone Identified
Data: Limited
MELIA AZADIRACHTA (NEEM) EXTRACT
AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM)
None Identified
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
THEOBROMA CACAO (NATURAL COCOA) BUTTER
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
BUTYROSPERMUN PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
None Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) SEED OIL
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI NUT) OIL
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