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Be Natural Organics Sea Kelp Daily Moisturizer (2017 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Be Natural Organics Sea Kelp Daily Moisturizer (2017 formulation) product label collected on May 01, 2017 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 Be Natural Organics Sea Kelp Daily Moisturizer (2017 formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: May 2017

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (ROMAN CHAMOMILE)

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

Limited

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

Limited
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACT
Appeared as: MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA (SEA KELP) EXTRACT

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited
POPULUS TREMULOIDES BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: POPULOUS TREMOLOIDES (ASPEN BARK) EXTRACT

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RUBUS IDAEUS (RED RASPBERRY) SEED OIL

Limited

Fair
HYALURONIC ACID
Appeared as: SODIUM HYALURONATE (HYALURONIC ACID)

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL FLOUR
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED AVENA SATIVA (OAT) FLOUR

Fair

Limited

None

Limited

Limited
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL
Appeared as: CITRUS PARADISSI (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL

None
ERIOCEPHALUS PUNCTULATUS (CAPE CHAMOMILE) OIL
Appeared as: ERIOCEPHALUS PUNCTULATUS (CAPE CHAMOMILE)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited
CEDRUS ATLANTICA
Appeared as: CEDRUS ATLANTICA (ATLAS CEDAR) WOOD

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (ROSE GERANIUM)
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) LEAF

Limited
ORMENIS MULTICAULIS OIL
Appeared as: ORMENSIS MULTICAULIS (WILD CHAMOMILE)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption

None

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT WATER
Appeared as: CITRUS SINENSIS (ORANGE BLOOD) PEEL DISTILLATION

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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 (aloe) leaf juice, vegetable glycerin (and) macrocystis pyrifera (sea kelp) extract, vitis vinifera (grapeseed) oil, cetearyl alcohol, sodium stearoyl lactylate, populous tremoloides (aspen bark) extract, panthenol, myristyl myristate, rubus idaeus (red raspberry) seed oil, vaccinium myrtillus (bilberry) fruit extract, sodium hyaluronate (hyaluronic acid), hydrolyzed avena sativa (oat) flour, allantoin, saccharum officinarum (sugar cane) extract, citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) fruit extract, citrus medica limonum (lemon) fruit extract, citrus aurantium amara (petitgrain) leaf, lavendula angustifolia (lavender), anthemis nobilis (Roman chamomile), citrus paradissi (grapefruit) peel, eriocephalus punctulatus (cape chamomile), cedrus atlantica (atlas cedar) wood, pelargonium graveolens (geranium) leaf, ormensis multicaulis (wild chamomile), citrus aurantium amara (neroli) flower, citrus sinensis (orange blood) peel distillation, cananga odorata (ylang ylang), acer saccharum (sugar maple) extract.

Directions from packaging:

After cleansing, apply a small amount to fingertips and apply to face, neck and décolleté.

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