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Lavanila Laboratories The Healthy Baby Lotion (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lavanila Laboratories The Healthy Baby Lotion (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 Lavanila Laboratories The Healthy Baby Lotion (old formulation) is 4.

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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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • 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
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: NATURAL AROMA

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

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

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 77004
Appeared as: BENTONITE CLAY

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRIC CAPRYLIC TRIGLYCERIDES

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

None
MORINDA CITRIFOLIA SEED OIL
Appeared as: MORINDA CITRIFOLIA (NONI FRUIT)

Limited

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

Fair
ISOPROPYL PALMITATE
Appeared as: ISOPROPYL PALMITATE (PALM OIL)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: MATRICARIA RECUTITA (GERMAN CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (CALENDULA) EXTRACT

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VANILLA PLANIFOLIA EXTRACT

Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CETYL ALCOHOL (COCONUT OIL)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (VITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

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

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Capric Caprylic Triglycerides, Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate, Sorbitan Stearate, Morinda Citrifolia (Noni Fruit), Squalane, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Isopropyl Palmitate (Palm Oil), Matricaria Recutita (German Chamomile) Flower Extract, Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) Extract, Vanilla Planifolia Extract, Cetyl Alcohol (Coconut Oil), Panthenol (Vitamin B5), Allantoin, Linum Usitatissimum (Flax) Seed Oil, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Bentonite Clay, Alpha Tocopherol Acetate (Vitamin E), Xanthan Gum, Phenethyl Alcohol, Ethyl Hexylglycerin, Natural Aroma

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