EWG scientists reviewed Pevonia Botanica Fondamentale Combination Skin 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 Pevonia Botanica Fondamentale Combination Skin Lotion (2010 formulation) is 3.
|LACTIC ACID||Cancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions|
|METHYLPARABEN||Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions|
|POLYSORBATE-20||Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|POTASSIUM SORBATE||Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|SODIUM PCA||Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions|
|ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF GEL|
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF GEL
|Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions|
|ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT|
ROSEMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
|HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) BARK EXTRACT||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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