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SeneDerm Hand Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the SeneDerm Hand Cream product label collected on October 19, 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. EWG's rating for SeneDerm Hand Cream is 5.

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Data last updated: October 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

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

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good
UREA
Appeared as: SYNTHETIC UREA

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair
FD&C BLUE 1
Appeared as: BLUE 1

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
ACID RED 33
Appeared as: RED 33

• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS (WHITE TEA) EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

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

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDES

Fair

Fair

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Fair

None

Limited
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: BORAGO OFFICINALIS SEED OIL

Fair

Limited

None
SODIUM CARBOMER
Appeared as: NA-CARBOMER

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides, Isopropyl Palmitate, Glycerin, Stearic Acid, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Stearyl Alcohol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Glucosamine HCl, Algae Extract, Yeast Extract, Synthetic Urea, Orchid Extract, Dimethicone, Tocopheryl Acetate, Borago Officinalis Seed Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Extract, Fragrance (Parfum), Sodium Stearate, Na-Carbomer, Disodium EDTA, DMDM Hydantoin, Blue 1, Red 33

Directions from packaging:

Apply generously to hands. Rub into skin. Throughout the day, simply rub hands together to re-moisturize.

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