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Whamisa Organic Leaf/Root All In One Moisturizer For Men

EWG scientists reviewed the Whamisa Organic Leaf/Root All In One Moisturizer For Men 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 Leaf/Root All In One Moisturizer For Men is EWG VERIFIED™.

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 LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

Robust

Fair

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

Limited
SEAWEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAULERPA LENTILLIFERA EXTRACT

Fair

Fair

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

Limited

Limited

Limited
HOUTTUYNIA CORDATA (TSI) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HOUTTUYNIA CORDATA EXTRACT

None
SCHIZANDRA CHINENSIS SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/SAURURUS CHINENSIS LEAF/ROOT FEMENT FILTRATE

Limited
DIOSCOREA VILLOSA
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/DIOSCOREA OPPOSITA (WILD YAM) ROOT FEMENT FILTRATE

Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT

Limited
BAMBUSA VULGARIS (BAMBOO) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BAMBUSA VULGARIS EXTRACT

Limited
ANGELICA SINENSIS (DONG QUAI) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANGELICA POLYMORPHA SINENSIS ROOT EXTRACT

None

None

• Endocrine disruption (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

Fair
ANISALDEHYDE
Appeared as: P-METHOXYBENZALDEHYDE

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

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

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, *Oryza Sativa (Rice) Extract, Caulerpa Lentillifera Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, **Ethanol, **Corylus Avellana (Hazel) Seed Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, **Houttuynia Cordata Extract, **Lactobacillus/Saururus Chinensis Leaf/Root Fement Filtrate, **Lactobacillus/Dioscorea Opposita (Wild Yam) Root Fement Filtrate, **Centella Asiatica Extract, **Bambusa Vulgaris Extract, Angelica Polymorpha Sinensis Root Extract, Cornus Officinalis Fruit Extract, Dioscorea Japonica Root Extract, ***Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, ***Paeonia Suffruticosa Root Extract, ***Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Xanthan Gum, p-Methoxybenzaldehyde, Hexyl acetate, Vanillin, Phenylacetic acid, gamma-Undecalactone.

Directions from packaging:

[How to use] After cleansing or shaving, gently apply to face. This convenient all-in-one product works to tone, condition and moisturize skin.

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 only. Keep out of reach of children.

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