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Beauty Without Cruelty Vitamin C Hand & Body Lotion

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Beauty Without Cruelty Vitamin C Hand & Body Lotion product label collected on May 16, 2017 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 Beauty Without Cruelty Vitamin C Hand & Body Lotion is 3.

Data last updated: May 2017

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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • 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

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

Limited

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

Limited
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (YARROW) EXTRACT

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Good
LECITHIN
Appeared as: SOY LECITHIN

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Fair

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

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

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

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

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

Limited
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACT
Appeared as: MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA (KELP) EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
MELISSA OFFICINALIS (LEMON BALM) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PROSTANTHERA MELISSIFOLIA (BALM MINT) EXTRACT

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) EXTRACT

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT

None
HIBISCUS SYRIACUS BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIBISCUS SYRIACUS (ALTHEA) EXTRACT

None
THYMUS SERPILLUM (WILD THYME) EXTRACT
Appeared as: THYMUS SERPYLLUM (WILD THYME) EXTRACT

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
TUSSILAGO FARFARA (COLTSFOOT) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: TUSSILAGO FARFARA (COLTSFOOT) EXTRACT

Limited

Fair
UBIQUINONE
Appeared as: UBIQUINONE (COQ-10)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) OIL

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (FLAX) OIL
Appeared as: LINUM USITATISSIMUM (FLAX) SEED OIL

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ALEURITES MOLUCCANS (KUKUI) NUT OIL

Limited

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI (PALMAROSA) OIL
Appeared as: CYMPOBOGON MARTINII (PALMAROSA) OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
LITSEA CUBEBA (MAY CHANG) OIL
Appeared as: LITSEA CUBEBA (LITSEA) OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

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.

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:

Purified water, glycerin, Helianthus annuus (sunflower) oil*, glyceryl stearate, cetyl alcohol, stearyl alcohol, Carthamus tinctorius (safflower) seed oil, Aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf juice*, stearic acid, allantoin, panthenol, sodium pca, magnesium ascorbyl phosphate**, Macrocystis pyrifera (kelp) extract, Salvia officinalis (sage) extract, Prostanthera melissifolia (balm mint) extract, Anthemis nobilis (chamomile) extract*, Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) extract, Hibiscus syriacus (althea) extract, Thymus serpyllum (wild thyme) extract, Tussilago farfara (coltsfoot) extract, Achillea millefolium (yarrow) extract, Equisetum arvense (horsetail) extract, ubiquinone (CoQ-10), Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) oil*, Butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter,* Linum usitatissimum (flax) seed oil*, Prunus dulcis (sweet almond) oil*, tocopherol, Arnica montana (arnica) extract*, Aleurites moluccans (kukui) nut oil, soy lecithin, phenoxyethanol, ethyl hexyl glycerin, benzyl alcohol, Lavandula hybrida (lavandin) oil*, Cympobogon martinii (palmarosa) oil*, Cananga odorata (ylang ylang) oil*, Litsea cubeba (litsea) oil. 13% Organic Content *Organic ingredients. **Vitamin C.

Directions from packaging:

Massage over skin daily as needed. For maximum moisturizing benefits, use after bath or shower.

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