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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Bust Cream with Vitamin E, Collagen & Elastin (2013 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Bust Cream with Vitamin E, Collagen & Elastin (2013 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 Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Bust Cream with Vitamin E, Collagen & Elastin (2013 formulation) is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Cancer, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
BENZYL ALCOHOLUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
PPG-5-LAURETH-5Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
SODIUM POLYACRYLATEMultiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID)
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
HYDROGENATED POLYDECENEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: None
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
POLYIMIDE-1None Identified
Data: None
SOLUBLE COLLAGENNone Identified
Data: Limited
PALMITOYL OLIGOPEPTIDENone Identified
Data: None
RAHNELLA/ SOY PROTEIN FERMENTNone Identified
Data: None
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED ELASTINNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL POLYMETHACRYLATENone Identified
Data: Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
None Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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