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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Black & Beautiful Cocoa Butter Body Butter Extra Rich Cream

EWG scientists reviewed Black & Beautiful Cocoa Butter Body Butter Extra Rich Cream 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 Black & Beautiful Cocoa Butter Body Butter Extra Rich Cream is 6.
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
PROPYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
IMIDAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Allergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
D&C ORANGE 4
ORANGE 4 (CI 15510)
Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LANOLIN ALCOHOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
MINERAL OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
UREAEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Good
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL LANOLATEAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
BENTONITEUse restrictions
Data: Fair
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) EXTRACT
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) EXTRACT (COCOA)
None Identified
Data: Limited
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL PALMITATENone Identified
Data: Fair
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER (COCOA)
None Identified
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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