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Earth Science Purfection Hand Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Earth Science Purfection Hand Cream product label collected on January 08, 2018 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 Earth Science Purfection Hand Cream is 4.

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Data last updated: January 2018

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • 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

• 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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

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

Limited

Fair

None

Limited
ECHINACEA PURPUREA (PURPLE CONEFLOWER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ECHINACEA PURPUREA EXTRACT

Fair

Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS (MARSHMALLOW) ROOT EXTRACT

Fair
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PANAX GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

None
KINGINKA EKISU
Appeared as: LONICERA JAPONICA (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

Fair

Fair

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:

(INCI): Aqua (Water), Cetearyl Alcohol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cetearyl Olivate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Sorbitan Olivate, Glycerin, Stearic Acid, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Tocopheryl Linoleate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Sodium Hyaluronate, Meadowfoam Estolide, Echinacea Purpurea Extract, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Camellia Oleifera (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil, Althaea Officinalis (Marshmallow) Root Extract, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Potassium Sorbate, Cetearyl Glucoside, Xanthan Gum, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance (Parfum).

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