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Aveda Hand Relief Night Renewal Serum (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Aveda Hand Relief Night Renewal Serum (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 Aveda Hand Relief Night Renewal Serum (2016 formulation) is 7.

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Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

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

Good

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

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

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)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RICINUS COMMUNIS SEED OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN OIL
Appeared as: ORYZA SATIVA BRAN OIL

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

Robust

None
10-UNDECENOIC ACID, HEPTYL ESTER
Appeared as: HEPTYL UNDECYLENATE

Fair

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

Limited
THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM (THEOBROMA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM SEED BUTTER

Limited

Limited

Limited
LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LIMNANTHES ALBA SEED OIL

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA ROOT EXTRACT

None

Limited
CHLORELLA VULGARIS (DERMOCHLORELLA ALGAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHLORELLA VULGARIS EXTRACT

Fair

Fair
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) OIL
Appeared as: ELAEIS GUINEENSIS OIL

Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL UNSAPONIFIABLES
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL UNSAPONIFIABLES

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

Fair

Limited

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

None

Limited

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

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:

Water, Heptyl Undecylenate, Propanediol, Theobroma Grandiflorum Seed Butter, Glycerin, Carapa Guaianensis Seed Oil, Dimethicone, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Limnanthes Alba Seed Oil, Ricinus Communis Seed Oil, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Polyglyceryl-10 Pentastearate, Oryza Sativa Bran Oil, Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root Extract, Molasses Extract, Chlorella Vulgaris Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Elaeis Guineensis Oil, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil Unsaponifiables, Salicylic Acid, Caffeine, Glyceryl Stearate, Sorbitol, Cetyl Alcohol, Cholesterol, Tocopherol, Tocopheryl Linoleate/Oleate, Linoleic Acid, PEG-100 Stearate, Lauroyl Lysine, Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, Stearic Acid, Arginine, Sodium PCA, Aminopropyl Ascorbyl Phosphate, Behenyl Alcohol, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Xanthan Gum, Fragrance, Linalool, Citral, Limonene, Sodium Citrate, p-Anisic Acid, Phenoxyethanol

Directions from packaging:

Massage onto clean hands and follow with Hand Relief Moisturizing Creme.

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