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Whamisa Organic Aloe Mama's Hand Essence

EWG scientists reviewed the Whamisa Organic Aloe Mama's Hand Essence product label collected on November 02, 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. Whamisa Organic Aloe Mama's Hand Essence is EWG VERIFIED™.

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Data last updated: November 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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
MODERATE
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Limited

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

None

• Cancer (moderate)

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

None

Limited

None
LACTOBACILLUS/ ALOE BARBADENSIS FERMENT FILTRATE
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/MACULATA ALOE LEAF/MOLASSES FERMENT FILTRATE

• Cancer (moderate)

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL FERMENT FILTRATE

None
LACTOBACILLUS FERMENT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/RICE FERMENT FILTRATE

Limited
COIX LACRYMA-JOBI (JOB'S TEARS) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: COIX LACRYMA-JOBI MA-YUEN SEED EXTRACT

Fair

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited
SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS (BAIKAL SKULLCAP) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
PAEONIA SUFFRUTICOSA (MOUTAN) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PAEONIA SUFFRUTICOSA ROOT EXTRACT

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
GERANIUM MACULATUM (SPOTTED CRANESBILL) OIL
Appeared as: GERANIUM MACULATUM OIL

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

Limited
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
Appeared as: POGOSTEMON CABLIN OIL

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) OIL
Appeared as: ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) WOOD OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

*Aloe Maculata Leaf Extract, *Glycerin, *Corylus Avellana (Hazel) Seed Oil, *Camellia Japonica Seed Oil, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil, *Lactobacillus/Maculata Aloe Leaf/Molasses Ferment Filtrate, *Lactobacillus/Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Ferment Filtrate, *Lactobacillus/Rice Ferment Filtrate, *Coix Lacryma-Jobi Ma-yuen Seed Extract, *Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Xanthan Gum, Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba (Guar) Gum, ***Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, ***Paeonia Suffruticosa Root Extract, ***Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, *Ethanol, Geranium Maculatum Oil, Anthemis Nobilis Flower Oil, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Pogostemon Cablin Oil, Jasminum Grandiflorum (Jasmine) Oil, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Aniba Rosaeodora (Rosewood) Wood Oil.

Directions from packaging:

[How to use] Apply regularly for soft and moisturized hands.

Warnings from packaging:

[Precautions] Stop use if product causes irritation. If symptoms continue, seek medical advice. Do not use on wounds. Keep out of direct sunlight and extreme temperatures. For external use. Keep out of reach of children.

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