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Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil Illuminizing Body Butter

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil Illuminizing Body Butter product label collected on July 11, 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 Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil Illuminizing Body Butter is 6.

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Data last updated: July 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDE (CI 77491)

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA FLOWER/LEAF (CHAMOMILE) EXTRACT

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

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 75130
Appeared as: BETA CAROTENE

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

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

Limited

Fair

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

None

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited

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:

Aqua (Water)** (and) Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice*, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil*, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil**, Glyceryl Stearate**, Propanediol**, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride**, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyl Dimethyl Taurate Copolymer**, Mica**, Cetearyl Alcohol**, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)**, Parfum (Fragrance)**, Squalane**, Prunus Persica (Peach) Fruit Extract**, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate**, Iron Oxide (CI 77491)**, Polysorbate-60**, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891)**, Xanthan Gum**, Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate**, Chlorphenesin, Tocopherol, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate**, Glycerin**, Cetearyl Glucoside, Citric Acid**, Chamomilla Recutita Flower/Leaf (Chamomile) Extract*, Symphytum Officinale (Comfrey) Leaf Extract**, Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Leaf Extract**, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract**, Allantoin**, Panthenol**, Lysolecithin, Sclerotium Gum, Pullulan, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Extract** Beta Carotene**. *ORGANIC **NATURAL

Directions from packaging:

Massage Whipped Argan Oil Illuminizing Body Butter onto body after bathing or any time skin feels tight or dry. For best results, gently exfoliate skin before applying.

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