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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
April 2013

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Zia Natural Skin Basics Nourishing Creme (2013 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Zia Natural Skin Basics Nourishing Creme (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 Zia Natural Skin Basics Nourishing Creme (2013 formulation) is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINOL (VITAMIN A)Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL BEHENATEEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-60Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OILUse restrictions
Data: Limited
STEARETH-20Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
SANTALUM ALBUM (SANDALWOOD) OILMultiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CETETH-20Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
HYDROLYZED WHEAT STARCHNone Identified
Data: None
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Fair
CHONDROITIN SULFATENone Identified
Data: Fair
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEINAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
ALANINENone Identified
Data: Fair
ARGININENone Identified
Data: Fair
GLUTAMIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCINENone Identified
Data: Fair
LYSINENone Identified
Data: Fair
PROLINENone Identified
Data: Fair
SERINENone Identified
Data: Fair
THREONINENone Identified
Data: Fair
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
BETAINEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
SORBITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
CETYL ALCOHOLOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYALURONATENone Identified
Data: Fair
SQUALANENone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OILEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
TRIBEHENINEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERINIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
HEXYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL DIBEHENATEUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
SODIUM PCAUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER OIL
(ORGANIC)
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE
(ORGANIC)
Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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