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Be Green Bath & Body Day Cream, Normal/sensitive/oily skin (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Be Green Bath & Body Day Cream, Normal/sensitive/oily skin (2016 formulation) product label collected on September 26, 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 Be Green Bath & Body Day Cream, Normal/sensitive/oily skin (2016 formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: September 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DISTILLED WATER

Fair

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

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

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)

Robust

None

None
LACTOBACILLUS FERMENT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS

Fair

• Cancer (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA.

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Distilled Water, Vitis vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Helianthus Annus (Sunflower) Oil*, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil*, Cera Alba (Beeswax), Cetyl Alcohol, Zinc Oxide, Honey*, Leuconostoc (Radish Root Ferment Filtrate),Lactobacillus. *organic ingredient Tocopherol, Cocos Nucifera.

Directions from packaging:

Dispense 1 or 2 pumps onto a clean finger and apply to skin. Gently massage into skin on face, neck and chest. Allow 2 minutes to penetrate.

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