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California Baby Aloe & Arnica Cream (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the California Baby Aloe & Arnica Cream (2016 formulation) product label collected on May 31, 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 California Baby Aloe & Arnica Cream (2016 formulation) is 2.

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 MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN USP

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

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

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

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

None
YUCCA SCHIDIGERA FRUIT
Appeared as: YUCCA SCHIDIGERA ROOT EXTRACT (YUCCA)

None
WILD PANSY EXTRACT
Appeared as: VIOLA TRICOLOR EXTRACT (PANSY)

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

Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER)
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OLEOSOMES

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair
XANTHAN GUM
Appeared as: XANTHAN GUM USP

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

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

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

Limited
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) OIL
Appeared as: SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) ESSENTIAL OIL

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, aloe barbadensis leaf juice (aloe vera), arnica montana (arnica) flower extract, caprylic/capric triglyceride*, glyceryl stearate*, cetearyl alcohol*, glyceryl caprylate*, vegetable glycerin USP*, cetyl alcohol*, canola oil, safflower seed oil polyglyceryl-4 esters, stearic acid*, yucca schidigera root extract (yucca), viola tricolor extract (pansy), calendula officinalis extract (calendula), carthamus tinctorius (safflower) oleosomes, allantoin, levulinic acid, oenothera biennis (evening primrose) oil, rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract**, xanthan gum USP, p-anisic acid, pure essential oils of lavandula angustifolia (French lavender) and salvia sclarea (clary sage), phytic acid (rice origin).

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