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Little Twig Organic Diaper Cream, Extra-Mild, Unscented (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Little Twig Organic Diaper Cream, Extra-Mild, Unscented (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 03, 2016 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 Little Twig Organic Diaper Cream, Extra-Mild, Unscented (2016 formulation) is 1.

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Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: BEESWAX (APIS MELLIFERA)

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA (CALENDULA OFFICINALIS) FLOWER EXTRACT

Fair

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: SHEA BUTTER (BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) BUTTER

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Zinc Oxide, Beeswax (Apis Mellifera), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Calendula (Calendula Officinalis) Flower Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Shea Butter (Butyrospermum Parkii), Mangifera Indica (Mango) Butter, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil

Directions from packaging:

Great for newborns and up. Cleanse and dry diaper area, apply liberally to affected area on baby's bottom.

Warnings from packaging:

Before using, test a small amount on the inside of the baby's arm. If redness or sensitivity occurs, discontine use and call your physician. Use only as directed. For external use only. Keep out of reach of children.

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