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SpaRitual Handprint Hand Serum (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the SpaRitual Handprint Hand Serum (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 SpaRitual Handprint Hand Serum (old formulation) is 5.

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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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Fair

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

None
10-UNDECENOIC ACID, HEPTYL ESTER
Appeared as: HEPTYL UNDECYLENATE

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

Fair

Fair

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

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

None

Limited

Limited

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

Fair

Limited
ALOE FEROX (CAPE ALOE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE FEROX

• Cancer (low)

Limited
ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM (CARDAMOM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM (CARDAMON) SEED OIL

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

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.

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:

Aqua/Water/Eau, Propanediol, Heptyl Undecylenate, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Xanthan Gum, Glycerin, Stearic Acid, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Malus Domestica Fruit Cell Culture, Glycyrrhiza Uralensis (Licorice) Root Extract, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Cucurbita Pepo (Pumpkin) Fruit Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Aloe Ferox, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Elettaria Cardamomum (Cardamon) Seed Oil, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Cetyl Alcohol, Citric Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Lecithin, Sodium Benzoate, Methylisothiazolinone, Citral, Limonene, Linalool

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