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Shea Moisture Lavender & Wild Orchid Body Lotion (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Shea Moisture Lavender & Wild Orchid Body Lotion (2016 formulation) product label collected on November 01, 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 Shea Moisture Lavender & Wild Orchid Body Lotion (2016 formulation) is 2.

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Data last updated: November 2016

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
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
EMULSIFYING WAX
Appeared as: VEGETABLE EMULSIFYING WAX

Limited

Limited
VEGETABLE FATTY ACID
Appeared as: OLUS OIL

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

Fair

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DEIONIZED WATER

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

Limited

Limited

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINESIS (JOJOBA)OIL

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL

None
OLIVE SQUALANE
Appeared as: SQUALENE(OLIVE)

None
COCONUT ALCOHOL
Appeared as: STEARYL ALCOHOL (COCONUT OIL)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT

Fair
ALLANTOIN
Appeared as: ALLANTOIN(COMFREY ROOT EXTRACT)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
LONICERA JAPONICA (JAPANESE HONEYSUCKLE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LONICERA CAPRIFOLIUM(HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER(AND) LONICERA JAPONICA(JAPANESE HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT

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:

Deionized Water, Butyrospermum Parkii(Shea) Oil*, Theobroma Cacao (Cacao) Seed Butter*, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Olus Oil, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil, Simmondsia Chinesis (Jojoba)Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Squalene(Olive), Vegetable Glycerin, Vegetable Emulsifying Wax, Stearyl Alcohol (Coconut Oil), Lavender Essential Oil, Essential oil Blend (Proprietory), Calendula Officinalis Extract, Allantoin(Comfrey Root extract), Undecylenoyl Glycine, Carbomer, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Lonicera Caprifolium(Honeysuckle) Flower(and) Lonicera Japonica(Japanese Honeysuckle) Flower Extract

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