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The Super Salve Company Body Nurish Vita Nutrient Intensive Vitamin C Treatment

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the The Super Salve Company Body Nurish Vita Nutrient Intensive Vitamin C Treatment product label collected on December 19, 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 The Super Salve Company Body Nurish Vita Nutrient Intensive Vitamin C Treatment is 1.

Data last updated: December 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: GRAPEFRUIT SEED EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE, METHYLPARABEN, and TRICLOSAN)

Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
Appeared as: ESSENTIAL OILS OF YLANG YLANG

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PLANT EXTRACTS OF GREEN TEA

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
BOSWELLIA SACRA (FRANKINCENSE) OIL
Appeared as: ESSENTIAL OILS OF FRAKINCENSE

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURFIED SPRING WATER

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE VERA JUICE

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL)
Appeared as: WITCH HAZEL

Limited
HORSETAIL (EQUISETUM ARVENSE)
Appeared as: HORSETAIL

Fair

Limited

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: VITAMIN C

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Limited
DIMETHYL SULFONE
Appeared as: MSM

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: ESSENTIAL OILS OF LAVENDER

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (ROSE GERANIUM) OIL
Appeared as: ESSENTIAL OILS OF GERANIUM

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:

Purfied spring water; aloe vera juice; witch hazel; plant extracts of green tea & horsetail; seaweed; rose water; Vitamin C; Vitamin E; alpha lipoic acid; MSM; grapefruit seed extract; essential oils of lavender; essential oils of ylang ylang; essential oils of geranium; essential oils of frakincense.

Directions from packaging:

Use after cleansing and toning. Use twice daily, morning & night. Apply under moisturizers or sunblock.

Warnings from packaging:

n/a

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