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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
November 2014

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Merlot Body Firming Lotion

EWG scientists reviewed Merlot Body Firming Lotion 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 Merlot Body Firming Lotion is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PETROLATUMOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (PAHS)
Data: Fair
POLYACRYLAMIDEUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
MINERAL OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ZINC OXIDEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
LAURETH-7Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
D&C RED 33
RED 33 (CI 17200)
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACTMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY) LEAF EXTRACTOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
CAPRIC/CAPRYLIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETYL ALCOHOLOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
C13-14 ISOPARAFFINOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) FLOWER EXTRACT
ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) EXTRACT
Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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