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Whamisa Organic Fruits Body Butter

EWG scientists reviewed the Whamisa Organic Fruits Body Butter product label collected on January 18, 2017 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 Fruits Body Butter is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: January 2017

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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
MODERATE
  • 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 (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Limited

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

None

• Cancer (moderate)

Limited

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

Limited

None
SACCHAROMYCES FERMENT FILTRATE
Appeared as: SACCHAROMYCES/APPLE/SUCROSE FERMENT FILTRATE

Limited
MUSA SAPIENTUM (PLANTAIN) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/MUSA SAPIENTUM (BANANA) FRUIT FERMENT FILTRATE

Limited

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

None

Limited

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

Limited
RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) FRUIT FERMENT FILTRATE

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

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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)

Limited

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:

*Aloe Maculata Leaf Extract, *Corylus Avellana (Hazel) Seed Oil, *Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, *Beeswax, **Cetyl Alcohol, *Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter, *Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, *Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, **Cetearyl Alcohol, *Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, *Saccharomyces/Apple/Sucrose Ferment Filtrate, *Lactobacillus/Musa Sapientum (Banana) Fruit Ferment Filtrate, **Cetearyl Olivate, **Sorbitan Olivate, *Citrus Junos Fruit Extract, *Lactobacillus/Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Ferment Filtrate, ***Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, ***Paeonia Suffruticosa Root Extract, ***Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Xanthan Gum, ^Silica, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Aniba Rosaeodora (Rosewood) Wood Oil, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, p-Methoxybenzaldehyde, Hexyl Acetate, Vanillin, Phenylacetic Acid, Gamma-Undecalactone, Beta-Ionone

Directions from packaging:

[How to use] Apply regularly for soft, nourished skin. Best applied to damp skin, after washing.

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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