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CALM Skin Care Jojoba Hand Salve (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the CALM Skin Care Jojoba Hand Salve (2016 formulation) product label collected on May 10, 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 CALM Skin Care Jojoba Hand Salve (2016 formulation) is 1.

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Data last updated: May 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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) OIL
Appeared as: ROSE ABSOLUTE OIL

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

Good
LECITHIN
Appeared as: SOY LECITHIN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-3 BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA BELLINA WAX

• Use restrictions (low)

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

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: GRAPESEED OIL

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

Limited

None
LEUCONOSTOC/ RADISH ROOT FERMENT FILTRATE
Appeared as: LEUCIDAL (RADISH)

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

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

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

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCONUT OIL

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E.

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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:

Bees Wax, Cera Bellina Wax, Organic Cocoa Butter, Grapeseed Oil, Organic Jojoba Oil, Lavandula (lavender) Officinalis, Leucidal (Radish) Liquid Preservative, Organic Olive Oil, Rose Absolute Oil, Safflower Oil, Soy Lecithin, Sunflower Oil, Organic Virgin Coconut Oil, Vitamin E.

Directions from packaging:

Suggested Use: Daily. Apply to cuticles & knuckles, then rub hands together. Use within 6 months of opening.

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