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Yes to Coconut Head-to-Toe Restoring Balm (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Yes to Coconut Head-to-Toe Restoring Balm (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 04, 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 Yes to Coconut Head-to-Toe Restoring Balm (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

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Fair

Robust
SILICA, CRYSTALLINE (QUARTZ)
Appeared as: SILICONE DIOXIDE

• Cancer (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

None

Limited
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALEURITES MOLUCCANA SEED EXTRACT

Limited
HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA (ROSELLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA FLOWER EXTRACT

None
MORINDA NONI EXTRACT
Appeared as: MORINDA CITRIFOLIA (NONI) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
MUSA SAPIENTUM (PLANTAIN) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: MUSA SAPIENTUM (BANANA) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
ORCHIS MASCULA (EARLY-PURPLE ORCHID) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ORCHIS MASCULA FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
PSIDIUM GUAJAVA (GUAVA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PSIDIUM GUAJAVA FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: MIXED TOCOPHEROLS

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

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:

Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Beeswax, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Silicone Dioxide, Fragrance, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Phytosteryl Canola Glycerides, Aleurites Moluccana Seed Extract, Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract, Morinda Citrifolia (Noni) Fruit Extract, Musa Sapientum (Banana) Fruit Extract, Orchis Mascula Flower Extract, Psidium Guajava Fruit Extract, Mixed Tocopherols, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Citric Acid

Directions from packaging:

Apply liberally twice daily to driest areas like hands, elbows, and heels.

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