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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
November 2014

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Earth Science Purfection Hand Cream

EWG scientists reviewed Earth Science Purfection Hand 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 Earth Science Purfection Hand Cream is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
CAPRIC/CAPRYLIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL LINOLEATEEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROL
TOCOPHERYL
Cancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
CETEARYL OLIVATEUse restrictions
Data: None
CETEARYL GLUCOSIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) LEAF JUICE
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
MEADOWFOAM ESTOLIDENone Identified
Data: None
ECHINACEA PURPUREA (PURPLE CONEFLOWER) EXTRACT
ECHINACEA PUPUREA (CONEFLOWER) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Fair
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
CHAMOMILA RECUITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) FRUIT OIL
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVACADO) OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT
CAMELLIA OLEFIFERA (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
PANAX GINSEG ROOT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Fair
LONICERA CAPRIFOLIUM (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITAN OLIVATENone Identified
Data: None
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATEData gaps
Data: Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
CALENDULA (CALENDULA OFFICINALIS) FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN
None Identified
Data: Limited
ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS ROOT EXTRACT
ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS (MARSHMALLOW) ROOT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: None
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYALURONIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA (MACADAMIA) SEED OIL
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OII
None Identified
Data: Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
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