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User Added: Loção de Arnica Hertz (not reviewed by EWG)

**This is not an official Skin Deep® report. This product has not been reviewed by EWG scientists. These reports are for informational, non-commercial purposes only.**

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the User Added: Loção de Arnica Hertz (not reviewed by EWG) product label collected on July 12, 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 User Added: Loção de Arnica Hertz (not reviewed by EWG) is 8.

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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 LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • 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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Fair

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

Good
LIMONENE
Appeared as: D-LIMONENE

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

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair
BHT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Fair
DECAMETHYLCYCLOPENTASILOXANE
Appeared as: CYCLOMETHICONE

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: MENTHA PIPERITA LEAF EXTRACT

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA.

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:

Cetyl Alcohol, Ceteareth-20, Glyceryl Stearate, BHT, Caprylic/ Capric Triglyceride, Carbomer, Disodium Edta, Triethanolamine, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Methylparaben/ Ethylparaben/ Propylparaben/ Butylparaben/ Isobutylparaben/ Phenoxyethanol, Cyclomethicone, Parfum (Citronellol, D-Limonene, Gernaiol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Linalool), Mentha Piperita Leaf Extract, Aqua.

Directions from packaging:

Aplicar na pele, massageando-a com movimento circulares até completa absorção.

Warnings from packaging:

A Loção de Arnica Hertz não deve ser aplicada sobre as mucosas ou sobre feridas abertas. Em geral o produto é bem tolerado, mas deve ser evitado por pessoas com hipersensbilidade a algum componente da formulação. Este produto foi formulado de maneira a minimizar o possível surgimento de alergias. Em caso de irritação ou reações não esperadas, suspender o uso e procurar orientação médica. Não ingerir.

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