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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2010

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L'OCCITANE Shea Ultra Rich Eye Balm With Shea Butter (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed L'OCCITANE Shea Ultra Rich Eye Balm With Shea Butter (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 L'OCCITANE Shea Ultra Rich Eye Balm With Shea Butter (2010 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
GLYCERYL BEHENATEEnhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CYCLOPENTASILOXANECancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOATEData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BENZOIC ACIDData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
DEHYDROACETIC ACIDOccupational hazards
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL DIBEHENATEData gaps, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
HYDROXYPROPYL STARCH PHOSPHATENone Identified
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATENone Identified
Data: Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
MYRETH-3 MYRISTATENone Identified
Data: None
DIPALMITOYL HYDROXYPROLINENone Identified
Data: None
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) SEED EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL ACRYLATE/ACRYLIC ACID COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
ESCINNone Identified
Data: Limited
DIPHENYL DIMETHICONENone Identified
Data: Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
METHYL METHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIBEHENINEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
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