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Shea Radiance Shea & Baobab Antioxidant Cream (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Shea Radiance Shea & Baobab Antioxidant Cream (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 12, 2014 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 Shea Radiance Shea & Baobab Antioxidant Cream (2014 formulation) is 3.

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Data last updated: November 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

Limited

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Robust

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CAPRYLIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC TRIGLYCERIDE (FRACTIONATED COCONUT) OIL

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

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

Limited
HYDROXYSTEARIC ACID
Appeared as: HYDROXYSTEARYL ALCOHOL

Limited
GLYCERYL TRIACETYL HYDROXYSTEARATE
Appeared as: HYDROXYSTEARYL GLUCOSIDE (SUGAR BASED EMULSIFER)

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHONDRUS CRISPUS (MARINE EXTRACTS)

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

Limited

None
ADANSONIA DIGITATA OIL
Appeared as: ADANSONIA DIGITATA (BAOBAB) OIL

Limited

Fair
PHENETHYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: PHENETHYL ALCOHOL (PARABEN-FREE PRESERVATIVE)

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROLS

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair
CUCURBITA PEPO (PUMPKIN)
Appeared as: CUCURBITA PEPO (PUMPKIN) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
PSIDIUM GUAJAVA (GUAVA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PSIDIUM (GUAVA) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited
SODIUM PHYTATE
Appeared as: SODIUM PHYLATE

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Butyrospermum Parkii (Unrefined Shea Butter), Caprylic Triglyceride (Fractionated Coconut) Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Juice, Vegetable Glycerin, Hydroxystearyl Alcohol, Hydroxystearyl Glucoside (Sugar Based Emulsifer), Chondrus Crispus (Marine Extracts), Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa Butter), Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Adansonia Digitata (Baobab) Oil, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Cetearyl Alcohol, Phenethyl Alcohol (Paraben-Free Preservative), Tocopherols, Calendula Officinalis Extract, Panthenol Cucurbita Pepo (Pumpkin) Fruit Extract, Psidium (Guava) Fruit Extract, Adansonia Digitata (Baobab) Extract, Xanthan Gum, Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate, Sodium Phylate, Essential Oil

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