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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
June 2010

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Avon SKIN SO SOFT Winter Soft with Hydrosealâ„¢ Hand Cream (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Avon SKIN SO SOFT Winter Soft with Hydrosealâ„¢ 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 Avon SKIN SO SOFT Winter Soft with Hydrosealâ„¢ Hand Cream (2010 formulation) is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
BENZYL ALCOHOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
TRIETHANOLAMINEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
LACTIC ACIDCancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-80Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONE
(Active Ingredient)
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
UREAEnhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Data gaps, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CANOLA OILMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
AMARANTHUS CAUDATUS (LOVE LIES BLEEDING) SEED EXTRACT
AMARANTHUS CAUDATUS SEED EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA (BABASSU) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL PALMITATENone Identified
Data: Fair
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
SACCHAROMYCES/ LYSATE EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMERNone 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