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Bayberry Naturals Hand & Body Lotion, Sensitive Skin (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Bayberry Naturals Hand & Body Lotion, Sensitive Skin (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 Bayberry Naturals Hand & Body Lotion, Sensitive Skin (old formulation) is 3.

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 LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
EMULSIFYING WAX
Appeared as: EMULSIFYING WAX NF

Limited

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: KOSHER VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

Fair

None

Fair

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) OIL
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (ROMAN CHAMOMILE) ESSENTIAL OIL

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair
XANTHAN GUM
Appeared as: XANTHAN GUM (POLYSACCHARIDE GUM)

Fair

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:

Aloe Barbadensis (Organic Aloe) Juice, Cocos Nucifera (Organic Coconut) Oil, Emulsifying Wax NF, Palm Stearic Acid, Kosher Vegetable Glycerin, Vitis Vinifera (Grapeseed) Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Anthemis Nobilis (Roman Chamomile) Essential Oil, Xanthan Gum (Polysaccharide Gum), Mannan, Tetrasodium EDTA, Citric Acid

Directions from packaging:

Apply with fingertips and massage into skin. Pay special attention to hands, feet, elbows and any other areas of your body that are prone to dry skin.

Warnings from packaging:

Caution: For external use only as directed. In the event of an adverse reaction, discontinue use and consult a physician immediately. Avoid eye contact. in case of contact, flush with water. Keep out of reach of children.

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