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Olivina Hand Creme, Sandalwood Amber (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Olivina Hand Creme, Sandalwood Amber (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 Olivina Hand Creme, Sandalwood Amber (2014 formulation) is 4.

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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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: NATURAL FRAGRANCE AND ESSENTIAL OILS

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL ACETATE

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARNICA EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

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

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

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

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRIC CAPRYLIC TRIGLYCERIDES

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL WAX
Appeared as: ORANGE PEEL WAX

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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

Limited

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILE EXTRACT

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: GRAPE SEED EXTRACT

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLIVE OIL

Fair
XANTHAN GUM
Appeared as: XANTHANE GUM

Fair
ALGIN
Appeared as: SODIUM ALGINATE

Limited

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Purified Water, Sunflower Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Capric Caprylic Triglycerides, Polysorbate-60, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate, Dimethicone, Shea Butter, Orange Peel Wax, Cetyl Ricinoleate, Sweet Almond Oil, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Chamomile Extract, Arnica Extract, Sorbitol, Beeswax, Sodium PCA, Grape Seed Extract, Stearic Acid, Olive Oil, Tocopherol Acetate, Xanthane Gum, Sodium Alginate, Phenoxyethanol, Ethyl Hexyl Glycerin, Natural Fragrance and Essential Oils

Directions from packaging:

Apply as often as needed.

Warnings from packaging:

Caution: Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of the reach of children. Do not swallow. For external use only. In case of accidental ingestion, seek medical assistance. In the rare case of irritation, discontinue use.

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