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East Amber Body Polish, May Chang

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the East Amber Body Polish, May Chang product label collected on February 01, 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 East Amber Body Polish, May Chang is 2.

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Data last updated: February 2018

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

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

Fair
SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE)
Appeared as: CANE SUGAR (SUCROSE)

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

None
LITSEA CUBEBA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LITSEA CUBEBA (MAY CHANG) FRUIT OIL

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:

Cane Sugar (Sucrose), Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Glyceryl Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Iron Oxides, Litsea Cubeba (May Chang) Fruit Oil, Phenoxyethanol.

Directions from packaging:

Using dry hands, scoop a small amount of sugar scrub from jar and massage into skin until scrub dissolves into lotion texture. Rinse thoroughly with water. Safe for all skin types. Keep jar free of water.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Keep out of reach of children.

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