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Lowen's Natural Skin Care Rub it in Why Don't Ya! - Hand and Body Lotion (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lowen's Natural Skin Care Rub it in Why Don't Ya! - Hand and Body Lotion (old formulation) product label collected on January 14, 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 Lowen's Natural Skin Care Rub it in Why Don't Ya! - Hand and Body Lotion (old formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: January 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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

Limited
CAMELINA SATIVA (GOLD OF PLEASURE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CAMELINA SATIVA (CAMELINA) SEED OIL

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Theobroma Cacao (Coco) butter, Camelina sativa (Camelina) Seed Oil, Cetyl Alcohol, Beeswax, Lecithin, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Oil

Directions from packaging:

Rub it in (sparingly to your body) Why Don't Ya! Apply as needed to problem areas and/or once-twice daily as an overall moisturizer. You may see that RIIWDY goes on a little tacky and shiny but this goes away in a few minutes. Make-up can be appliedon top the hand and body lotion. Note: for best results, store RIIWDY at room temperature and protect from extremes of heat or cold. Note: this product may be considerably different (better) than what you are used to using.

Warnings from packaging:

for external use only

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