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Avalon Organics COQ10 REPAIR - Ultimate Firming Body Lotion (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Avalon Organics COQ10 REPAIR - Ultimate Firming Body Lotion (old formulation) product label collected on May 02, 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 Avalon Organics COQ10 REPAIR - Ultimate Firming Body Lotion (old formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: May 2013

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
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
BETA-PINENES
Appeared as: BETA-PINENE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

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

Limited

Fair

Limited

None

Limited

Limited
ECHINACEA ANGUSTIFOLIA (CONEFLOWER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ECHINACEA ANGUSTIFOLIA EXTRACT

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

None

Limited
SPIRULINA MAXIMA (ALGAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SPIRULINA MAXIMA EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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

Fair

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Limited

Limited

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FRUIT OIL

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
RNA
Appeared as: RIBOSE

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (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.

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:

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (1), Aqua (Water), Glycerin, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil (1), Glyceryl Stearate SE, Stearic Acid, Arnica Montana Flower Extract (1), Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract (1), Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract (1), Chlorella Pyrenoidosa Extract (1), Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan) Extract(1), Echinacea Angustifolia Extract (1), Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract (1), Leucojum Aestivum Bulb Extract, Spirulina Maxima Extract (1), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) (1), Borago Officinalis Seed Oil (1), Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil (1), Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil (1), Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil (1), Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil (1), Rosa Canina Fruit Oil (1), Bisabolol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cetyl Alcohol, Potassium Hydroxide, Ribose, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Stearyl Alcohol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ubiquinone (2), Xanthan Gum, Alcohol (1), Benzyl Alcohol, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Beta-Pinene, Linalyl Acetate, Linalool (1) Certified Organic Ingredient; (2) CoQ10

Directions from packaging:

Massage lotion over skin with special attention to thighs, buttocks, stomach, breast and other areas of concern.

Warnings from packaging:

Caution: For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children.

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