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Aroma Naturals Body Oil (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Aroma Naturals Body Oil (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 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 Aroma Naturals Body Oil (2016 formulation) is 3.

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Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA)
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS

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

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

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: D-ALPHA TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Appeared as: MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE (VITAMIN C)

Limited

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL

Limited

Fair
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LINUM/SITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED OIL

Limited

Limited

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA)
Appeared as: NATURAL VANILLA

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.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

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:

: Organic Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Organic Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Organic Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil*, Organic Cannabis Sativa Hemp Seed Oil*, Simmondsia chinensis, Butyrospermum Parkii Seed Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A), D-Alpha Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C), Organic Hippophae Rhamnoides (Seabuckthorn) Oil*, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Borago Officinalis (Borage) Seed Oil, Linum/Sitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Oil, Organic Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Seed Oil*, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Seed Oil, Natural Vanilla. *Certified Organic Ingredient.

Directions from packaging:

For your body, arms and legs. Pour a small amount onto your palm, rub your hands together to warm the oil and apply to your skin when and where needed. Enjoy the feeling and the results. Makes a great massage oil.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Never any animal by-products or animal testing.

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