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Starflower Essentials Neroli Body Milk (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Starflower Essentials Neroli Body Milk (old formulation) product label collected on March 14, 2014 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 Starflower Essentials Neroli Body Milk (old formulation) is 6.

Data last updated: March 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINOL (VITAMIN A)
Appeared as: VITAMIN A

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Limited
EMULSIFYING WAX
Appeared as: VEGETABLE EMULSIFYING WAX

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE)
Appeared as: CHAMOMILE

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: GRAPEFRUIT SEED EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE, METHYLPARABEN, and TRICLOSAN)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
LECITHIN
Appeared as: SOY LECITHIN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM (BLOOD ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: NEROLI ESSENTIAL OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: SAFFLOWER OIL

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER)
Appeared as: LAVENDER

Limited
ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS (MARSHMALLOW) ROOT
Appeared as: MARSHMALLOW ROOT

Limited
ULMUS RUBRA (SLIPPERY ELM)
Appeared as: SLIPPERY ELM

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
STELLARIA MEDIA (CHICKWEED)
Appeared as: CHICKWEED

Limited
GALIUM APARINE (CLEAVERS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CLEAVERS

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
Appeared as: ALOE VERA GEL

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (BULGARIAN ROSE) WATER
Appeared as: BULGARIAN ROSE WATER

Limited

Limited
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM OIL
Appeared as: WHEAT GERM OIL

Fair

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: VITAMIN C

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) LEAF
Appeared as: SAGE

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Distilled water; organic high oleic safflower oil; vegetable emulsifying wax; organic infusion of chamomile, lavender, marshmallow root, slippery elm, comfrey root, chickweed, cleavers, rose hips; organic aloe vera gel; organic Bulgarian rose water; seaweed extract; vegetable glycerin; wheat germ oil; xanthan gum; soy lecithin; essential oils; vitamins A, C, E; sage & rosemary antioxidants; grapefruit seed extract.

Directions from packaging:

An Aromatheraputic Body Milk designed to nourish and moisturize all skin types. Apply after shower, bath or before massage to refresh and enliven the body and senses.

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