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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
November 2014

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Nature's Gate Moisturizing Lotion, Acai

EWG scientists reviewed Nature's Gate Moisturizing Lotion, Acai 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 Nature's Gate Moisturizing Lotion, Acai is 4.
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
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
GLYCERYL UNDECYLENATEEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: None
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) FRUIT EXTRACT
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI FRUIT) OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
MYRCIARIA DUBIA FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
BERTHOLLETIA EXCELSA (BRAZILNUT) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM (THEOBROMA) SEED BUTTER
THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM (CUPUACU) SEED BUTTER
None Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL STEARATE SENone Identified
Data: Limited
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITAN STEARATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYALURONATENone Identified
Data: Fair
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CETEARYL GLUCOSIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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