EWG scientists reviewed L'OCCITANE Shea Ultra Comforting Mask, Shea & Organic Cotton (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 Comforting Mask, Shea & Organic Cotton (2010 formulation) is 1.
|PEG-8 BEESWAX||Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|DIMETHICONE||Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|SODIUM POLYACRYLATE||Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN||Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)|
|TOCOPHEROL||Cancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)|
|GLYCYRRHETINIC ACID||Data gaps, Use restrictions|
|GOSSYPIUM HERBACEUM (COTTON) EXTRACT||None Identified|
|PENTYLENE GLYCOL||None Identified|
|HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL|
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
|BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)||None Identified|
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
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