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ACCA KAPPA White Moss Hand Cream (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the ACCA KAPPA White Moss Hand 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 ACCA KAPPA White Moss Hand Cream (old formulation) is 9.

Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • 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
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL ACETATE (VITMIN A ACETATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PERFUME

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited
LYRAL
Appeared as: HYDROXYISOHEXYL 3 CYCLOHEXENE

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair
LILIAL
Appeared as: METHYLPROPIONAL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair
OCTINOXATE
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

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

Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) (LEMON EXTRACT)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: MINERAL OIL (PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM) (MINERAL OIL)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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

Limited

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

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
ALLANTOIN
Appeared as: ALLANTOIN (COMFREY ROOT)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (NATURAL VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C)

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Mineral Oil (Paraffinum Liquidum) (Mineral Oil), C12 20 Acid PEG 8 Ester, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) (Shea Butter Fruit), Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond Oil), Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) (Lemon Extract), Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Leaf Juice, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Propylene Glycol, Benzophenone 1, Phenoxyethanol, Dimethicone, Perfume, Methylparaben, Allantoin (Comfrey Root), Panthenol, Propylparaben, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Retinyl Acetate (Vitamin A), Lecithin, Benzyl Salicylate, Isobutylparaben, Ethylparaben, Hydroxyisohexyl, 3 Cyclohexene, Carboxaldehyde, Butylphenyl, Methylpropional, Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E), Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C), Linalool, Coumarin, Citric Acid

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