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Andalou Naturals Shea Butter & Sea Buckthorn Hand Cream, Clementine (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Andalou Naturals Shea Butter & Sea Buckthorn Hand Cream, Clementine (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 12, 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 Andalou Naturals Shea Butter & Sea Buckthorn Hand Cream, Clementine (2014 formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: November 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS OIL (SUNFLOWER

Fair

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS OIL (SWEET ALMOND)

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

• Use restrictions (low)

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

None
FRUIT STEM CELL COMPLEX
Appeared as: FRUIT STEM CELLS (MALUS DOMESTSICA

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE)
Appeared as: SOLAR VITIS

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) OIL
Appeared as: HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES OIL (SEA BUCKTHORN

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

Limited
CITRUS CLEMENTINA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS CLEMENTINA EXTRACT (CLEMENTINE

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
HIBISCUS ROSA-SINENSIS (CHINESE HIBISCUS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIBISCUS ROSA-SINENSIS EXTRACT (CERTIFIED & FAIR TRADE)

Limited
WHITE TEA
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS EXTRACT (WHITE TEA

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA BLANCO (TANGERINE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS TANGERINA OIL (TANGERINE

Limited
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI (PALMAROSA) OIL
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON MARTINI OIL (PALMAROSA

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (Certified Organic), Helianthus Annuus Oil (Sunflower, Certified Organic), Stearic Acid, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil (Sweet Almond), Butyrospermum Parkii Butter (Shea, Certified Organic & Fair Trade), Theobroma Cacao Butter (Cocoa, Certified Organic), Fruit Stem Cells (Malus Domestsica, Solar Vitis, Certified Organic), BioActive 8 Berry Complex (Certified Organic), Vegetable Glycerin, Hippophae Rhamnoides Oil (Sea Buckthorn, Certified Organic), Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Allantoin, Citrus Clementina Extract (Clementine, Certified Organic), Hibiscus Rosa-Sinensis Extract (Certified Organic & Fair Trade), Camellia Sinensis Extract (White Tea, Certified Organic & Fair Trade), Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenethyl Alcohol, Citrus Tangerina Oil (Tangerine, Certified Organic), Cymbopogon Martini Oil (Palmarosa, Certified Organic)

Directions from packaging:

Apply small amount for healthy hands, nails and cuticles.

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