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Alba Botanica Hawaiian Body Cream, Nourishing Coconut Milk

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Alba Botanica Hawaiian Body Cream, Nourishing Coconut Milk product label collected on February 13, 2018 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 Alba Botanica Hawaiian Body Cream, Nourishing Coconut Milk is 5.

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Data last updated: February 2018

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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • 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: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

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

Fair

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

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) HIPS OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA SEED OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

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

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

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

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Water), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice(1), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil(1), Glycerin, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Stearic Acid, Aleurites Moluccana Seed Oil, Stearyl Alcohol, Brassica Campestris (Rapeseed) Seed Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil(1), Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Rosa Canina Seed Oil(1), Ananas Sativus (Pineapple) Fruit Extract(1), Carica Papaya (Papaya) Fruit Extract, Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract(1), Mangifera Indica (Mango) Fruit Extract, Psidium Guajava Fruit Extract, Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Extract, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Carbomer, Dimethicone, Polysorbate 60, Potassium Hydroxide, Tocopherol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Alcohol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance (Parfum) (1)Certified Organic Ingredient

Directions from packaging:

Apply liberally to entire body, especially elbows, knees and heels.

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