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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Nubian Heritage Hand Cream, Coconut & Papaya with Vanilla Extract

EWG scientists reviewed Nubian Heritage Hand Cream, Coconut & Papaya with Vanilla Extract 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 Nubian Heritage Hand Cream, Coconut & Papaya with Vanilla Extract is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
CETEARETH-20Enhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
UNSPECIFIED OILS
ESSENTIAL OIL BLEND
Miscellaneous
Data: None
PAPAINAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
STEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE ([ALOE VERA] CERTIFIED INGREDIENT)
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
VEGETABLE GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: None
LONICERA CAPRIFOLIUM (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWERNone Identified
Data: None
LONICERA JAPONICA (JAPANESE HONEYSUCKLE) EXTRACT
LONICERA JAPONICA (JAPANESE HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT JUICE
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) MILK
None Identified
Data: Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT
VANILLA BEAN EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER (CERTIFIED INGREDIENT)
None Identified
Data: Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
ALLANTOINNone 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