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(seed) Grape Seed Enriched Therapeutic Hand Scrub (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the (seed) Grape Seed Enriched Therapeutic Hand Scrub (2014 formulation) product label collected on May 13, 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 (seed) Grape Seed Enriched Therapeutic Hand Scrub (2014 formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: May 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS PARADISI (PINK GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE (COCONUT OIL)

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

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

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

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

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Water), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (Coconut Oil), Glycerin, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Seed Powder, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Stearic Acid, Stearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Powder, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice (Organic), Sorbitol, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Citrus Paradisi (Pink Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Xanthan Gum, Pectin, Ascorbic Acid, Tocopherol, Gluconolactone, Sodium Benzoate.

Directions from packaging:

Apply scrub to the back of hands (dry or wet) and massage up to the wrist in circular motions. Move around to the palm of the hands and continue to massage. Rinse off the scrub and dry hands. Follow with (seed) healthy hand cream for nourished, replenished hands. Recommend using once a week, or as needed. Avoid using on raw or cracked skin.

Warnings from packaging:

n/a

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