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Andalou Naturals Body Lotion, Mandarin Vanilla (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Andalou Naturals Body Lotion, Mandarin Vanilla (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 Body Lotion, Mandarin Vanilla (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_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA (MANDARIN ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS RETICULATA (MANDARIN) FRUIT EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Fair

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRIC/CAPRYLIC TRIGLYCERIDE

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VANILLA PLANIFOLIA EXTRACT

Limited

Fair
ALGIN
Appeared as: SODIUM ALGINATE

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

None
MALUS DOMESTICA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: MALUS DOMESTICA (APPLE)

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE)
Appeared as: SOLAR VITIS (GRAPE)

Limited
VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) (FRUIT STEM CELL CULTURES AND BIOACTIVE 8 BERRY COMPLEX

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (PRO VITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

Fair

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: SOY TOCOPHEROL

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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:

Aloe Barbadensis Juice (organic), Aqua, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Oil (organic), Vegetable Glycerin, Capric/Caprylic Triglyceride, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Xanthan Gum, Citrus Reticulata (Mandarin) Fruit Extract (organic), Vanilla Planifolia Extract (organic), Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil, Sodium Alginate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter (organic), Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Oil, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Butter (organic), Malus Domestica (apple), Solar Vitis (grape), Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry) (Fruit Stem Cell Cultures and BioActive 8 Berry Complex. Organic), Panthenol (Pro Vitamin B5), Aspalathus Linearis (Rooibos) Extract (organic), Allantoin, Soy Tocopherol, Ethylhexyl Glycerin, Benzyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil (organic)

Directions from packaging:

Apply daily, all-over. Soothing for hands, reapply after washing.

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