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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
September 2013

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H2O Plus Spa Unscented Hand & Nail Cream

EWG scientists reviewed H2O Plus Spa Unscented Hand & Nail Cream 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 H2O Plus Spa Unscented Hand & Nail Cream is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
TRIETHANOLAMINEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PEG-100 STEARATEData gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CYCLOPENTASILOXANECancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE
OCTYL PALMITATE
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
UNDARIA PINNATIFIDA EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
CRITHMUM MARITIMUM (SEA FENNEL) EXTRACT
CRITHMUM MARITIMUM EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
ULVA LACTUCA (SEA LETTUCE) EXTRACT
ULVA LACTUCA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
FUCUS VESICULOSUS EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
PORPHYRA UMBILICALIS (RED ALGAE) EXTRACT
PORPHYRA UMBILICALIS EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SPIRULINA MAXIMA (ALGAE) EXTRACT
SPIRULINA MAXIMA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROLYZED SILKNone Identified
Data: None
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
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