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Nubian Heritage Hand Cream, Lavender & Wildflowers (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Nubian Heritage Hand Cream, Lavender & Wildflowers (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 03, 2016 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 Nubian Heritage Hand Cream, Lavender & Wildflowers (2016 formulation) is 3.

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Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

Limited
CETEARETH-20
Appeared as: CETEARETH 20 (EMULSIFYING WAX)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) (CERTIFIED INGREDIENT)

• Use restrictions (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DEIONIZED WATER

Limited
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER (CERTIFIED INGREDIENT)

Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: STEARYL ALCOHOL (PALM KERNEL)

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

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

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA)
Appeared as: JOJOBA OIL (CERTIFIED INGREDIENT)

Limited

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

Fair

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair
ALLANTOIN
Appeared as: ALLANTOIN (COMFREY ROOT EXTRACT)

Limited

Limited
LONICERA JAPONICA (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: LONICERA JAPONICA (JAPANESE HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) (Certified Organic Ingredient), Deionized Water, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter (Certified Organic Ingredient), Stearyl Alcohol (Palm Kernel), Ceteareth 20 (Emulsifying Wax), Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter (Certified Organic Ingredient), Vegetable Glycerin, Jojoba Oil (Certified Organic Ingredient), Essential Oil Blend, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (Certified Organic Ingredient), Carbomer, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Lavender Essential Oil, Allantoin (Comfrey Root Extract), Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Lonicera Japonica (Japanese Honeysuckle) Flower Extract

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