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mama mio O-Mega Super Rich Body Cream (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the mama mio O-Mega Super Rich Body Cream (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 2013 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 mama mio O-Mega Super Rich Body Cream (old formulation) is 5.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
ROSE HIP OIL
Appeared as: ROSA MOSCHATA (ROSEHIP) OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair
CYCLOPENTASILOXANE
Appeared as: CYLOPENTASILOXANE

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: BARAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE SEED) OIL

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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:

Water, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Cylopentasiloxane, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Cetyl Alcohol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Stearyl Alcohol, Dimethicone, Ceteareth 20, Fragrance, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Barago Officinalis (Borage Seed) Oil, Rosa Moschata (Rosehip) Oil, Squalene, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexyl Glycerin, Acrylates/C10 30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Sodium Hydroxide, Limonene, Linalool, Citral, Citronellol, Evernia Prunasti (Oakmoss) Extract, Benzyl Benzoate (from Ylang Oil)

Directions from packaging:

Use daily on hands, legs, arms, everywhere; this will become your favorite body moisturizer. It is also a wonderful after-sun cream (especially with such a high level of aloe vera). Our kids love it on scaly winter skin. Even husbands have been known to steal it too. Try and discourage them; this one is especially for you. Safe for all kinds of parched skin; even when pregnant or nursing.

Warnings from packaging:

Avoid eyes. For external use only.

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