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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2010

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J.R. Watkins Naturals Vanilla Body Cream (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed J.R. Watkins Naturals Vanilla Body 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 J.R. Watkins Naturals Vanilla Body Cream (2010 formulation) is 4.
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
PHENOXYETHANOL
(PRESERVATIVE)
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
(USP)
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACID
(USP)
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
HYPERICUM PERFORATUM (ST. JOHN'S WORT) EXTRACT
HYPERICUM PERFORATUM EXTRACT
(PLANT-DERIVED)
Cancer
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
(PLANT-DERIVED)
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
(PLANT-DERIVED)
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL
(PLANT-DERIVED)
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOL
(PLANT-DERIVED)
Ecotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACID
(PLANT-DERIVED)
Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
(PLANT-DERIVED)
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE
(PLANT-DERIVED)
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA
(PLANT-DERIVED)
None Identified
Data: None
SODIUM BEHENOYL LACTYLATE
(PLANT-DERIVED)
None Identified
Data: None
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
(PLANT-DERIVED)
None Identified
Data: Limited
SHINANOKI EKISU
TILIA CORDATA FLOWER EXTRACT
(PLANT-DERIVED)
None Identified
Data: None
CENTAUREA CYANUS (CORNFLOWER) FLOWER EXTRACT
CENTAUREA CYANUS FLOWER EXTRACT
(PLANT-DERIVED)
None Identified
Data: Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT
(PLANT-DERIVED)
None Identified
Data: Limited
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA (MACADAMIA) SEED OIL
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL
(PLANT-DERIVED)
None Identified
Data: Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
(PLANT-DERIVED)
None Identified
Data: Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
(PLANT-DERIVED)
None Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERIN
(USP)
None Identified
Data: Fair
PRUNUS SEROTINA (WILD CHERRY) EXTRACT
PRUNUS SEROTINA (WILD CHERRY) BARK EXTRACT
(PLANT-DERIVED)
None Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
(PLANT-DERIVED)
None Identified
Data: Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
(PLANT-DERIVED)
None Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
(PLANT-DERIVED)
None Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL
(PLANT-DERIVED)
None Identified
Data: Limited
BEESWAX
(NF)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
(PLANT-DERIVED)
None Identified
Data: Fair
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER EXTRACT
(PLANT-DERIVED)
Enhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
WATER
(DEIONIZED)
Innocuous
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