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

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Avon MOISTURE THERAPY Oatmeal Anti-Itch Spray Lotion (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Avon MOISTURE THERAPY Oatmeal Anti-Itch Spray 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 Avon MOISTURE THERAPY Oatmeal Anti-Itch Spray Lotion (2010 formulation) is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
CETEARETH-20Enhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CETEARETH-12Enhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SD ALCOHOL 40BEnhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
SODIUM HYDROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CHLORPHENESINUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
MENTHOL
(Active Ingredient)
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
CETYL PALMITATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
CHOLESTEROLPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
SODIUM DEHYDROACETATEOccupational hazards
Data: Limited
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) MEAL EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
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