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Shea Butter Ethyl Esters

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

SHEA BUTTER ETHYL ESTERS

Common concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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daily use with SPF40 products
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recreational sunscreen19 products
lip balm6 products
foundation6 products
facial cleanser5 products
moisturizer5 products
shampoo5 products
body oil5 products
conditioner4 products
hair treatment/serum4 products
mask4 products
lipstick3 products
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body wash/cleanser2 products
lip gloss2 products
hand sanitizer2 products
beard care2 products
hair styling aide2 products
hand cream2 products
baby wipes2 products
lip balm with SPF1 products
bronzer/highlighter1 products
muscle/joint soreness1 products
anti-aging1 products
BB cream1 products
skin fading/lightener1 products
serums & essences1 products
toners/astringents1 products

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Risk assessment method deficiencies and data gaps - anyOpen scientific literature

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodOpen scientific literature

Informational

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyOpen scientific literature

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulOpen scientific literature

Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinOpen scientific literature
  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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