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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Le Couvent des Minimes Skin Softening Body Cream, Orange Blossom (2013 formulation)

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EWG scientists reviewed Le Couvent des Minimes Skin Softening Body Cream, Orange Blossom (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 Le Couvent des Minimes Skin Softening Body Cream, Orange Blossom (2013 formulation) 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
GERANIOLUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
LIMONENEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Good
LINALOOLUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
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
LAURETH-7Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG-40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
BENZOIC ACIDUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PPG-26-BUTETH-26Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (BUTYL ALCOHOL)
Data: Limited
CYCLOMETHICONEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDESPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Good
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OILUse restrictions
Data: None
CITRUS AURANTIUM (BITTER ORANGE)
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) LEAF/TWIG OIL
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRUS NOBILIS (MANDARIN ORANGE) PEEL OILUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TRIETHYLHEXANOINNone Identified
Data: None
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
BIOSACCHARIDE GUM-1None Identified
Data: None
GLYCERYL ACRYLATE/ACRYLIC ACID COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
CI 77492None Identified
Data: Limited
MENTHYL LACTATENone Identified
Data: None
SORBITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERINIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
DEHYDROACETIC ACIDOccupational hazards
Data: Fair
CETEARYL GLUCOSIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ISONONYL ISONONANOATEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
C13-14 ISOPARAFFINOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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