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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
September 2013

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The Body Shop Body Butter, Hemp (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed The Body Shop Body Butter, Hemp (old 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 The Body Shop Body Butter, Hemp (old formulation) is 5.
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
EVERNIA FURFURACEA (OAKMOSS LICHEN) EXTRACT
EVERNIA FURFURACEA (TREEMOSS) EXTRACT
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PEG-1 STEARATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
FD&C YELLOW 5Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYDROXIDEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OIL
CANNABIS SATIVA SEED OIL
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
BLUE 1None Identified
Data: Limited
ORBIGNYA OLEIFERANone Identified
Data: None
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
CARAMELNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
None Identified
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
PHENETHYL ALCOHOLUse restrictions
Data: Fair
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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