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Data last updated:
October 2012

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Beauty Without Cruelty Vitamin C, Hand & Body Lotion (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Beauty Without Cruelty Vitamin C, Hand & Body Lotion (2012 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 Beauty Without Cruelty Vitamin C, Hand & Body Lotion (2012 formulation) is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW) EXTRACT
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (YARROW) EXTRACT
Multiple, additive exposure sources, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OILMultiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
MELISSA OFFICINALIS (LEMON BALM) EXTRACT
PROSTANTHERA MELISSIFOLIA (BALM MINT) EXTRACT
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
THYMUS SERPILLUM (WILD THYME) EXTRACT
THYMUS SERPYLLUM (WILD THYME) EXTRACT
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: None
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI (PALMAROSA) OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
LITSEA CUBEBA (MAY CHANG) OIL
LITSEA CUBEBA (LITSEA) OIL
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA (LAVENDER) OIL
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERINIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
SODIUM PCAContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) JUICE
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) FRUITNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM COCOYL GLUTAMATENone Identified
Data: None
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACT
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA (KELP) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: None
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
HIBISCUS SYRIACUS BARK EXTRACT
HIBISCUS SYRIACUS (ALTHEA) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: None
TUSSILAGO FARFARA (COLTSFOOT) FLOWER EXTRACT
TUSSILAGO FARFARA (COLTSFOOT) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
UBIQUINONENone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) SEED OIL
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI NUT) OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)None Identified
Data: Fair
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) EXTRACT
Enhanced 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