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Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil Self-Tanning Body Butter

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil Self-Tanning 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 Self-Tanning Body Butter is 7.

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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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Neurotoxicity
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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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)

Fair
FD&C YELLOW NO. 5 (CI 19140)
Appeared as: YELLOW 5 (CI#19140)

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Neurotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Fair
FD&C RED NO. 4 (CI 14700)
Appeared as: RED 4 (CI#14700)

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

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

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

Limited

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

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
CARAMEL COLOR
Appeared as: CARAMEL

Limited

None

Limited

Limited

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

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

None

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair
BLACK TEA
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS (BLACK TEA) LEAF EXTRACT

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
D&C RED NO. 33 (CI 17200)
Appeared as: RED 33 (CI#17200)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE)

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (PRO-VITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Water)** (and) Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice*, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil*, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride**, Dihydroxyacetone**, Glycerin**, Caramel**, Cetearyl Alcohol**, Propanediol**, Ethoxydiglycol, Parfum (Fragrance)**, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyl Dimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Cetearyl Glucoside**, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract**, Behenyl Alcohol**, Glyceryl Stearate**, Phenylpropanol, Erythrulose**, Xanthan Gum**, Tocopherol**, Chlorphenesin, Citric Acid**, Squalane**, Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters**, Caprylyl Glycol, Polysorbate-60**, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract**, Sodium Metabisulfite, Ethylhexylglycerin, Dimethyl Isosorbide**, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Extract**, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract**, Yellow 5 (CI#19140), Sodium Benzoate, Camellia Sinensis (Black Tea) Leaf Extract**, Symphytum Officinale (Comfrey) Leaf Extract, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil**, Chamomilla Recutita Flower/Leaf (ORGANIC Chamomile) Extract** Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)**, Red 33 (CI#17200), Potassium Sorbate, Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5), Red 4 (CI#14700), Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Leaf Extract**. *ORGANIC **NATURAL

Directions from packaging:

Massage Whipped Argan Oil Self-Tanning Body Butter all over body, blending evenly, using the caramel-colored tracker as a guide for a seamless, streak-free application. For best results, exfoliate prior to application. Wash hands immediately after application.

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