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Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil Cleansing Body Butter, Lemon Verbena

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil Cleansing Body Butter, Lemon Verbena 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 Cleansing Body Butter, Lemon Verbena is 3.

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Data last updated: July 2018

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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Occupational hazards
  • 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 (high)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) PEEL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIIFOLIA (LIME) PEEL EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE* (ALOE)

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL* (ARGAN)

None
PROPANEDIOL DICAPRYLATE
Appeared as: PROPANEDIOL DICAPRYLATE/CAPRATE

Limited

Fair

None

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER* (SHEA)

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

• Occupational hazards (high)

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

Limited
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS EXTRACT

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
GERANIUM MACULATUM (SPOTTED CRANESBILL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: GERANIUM MACULATUM EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

None

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) ESTERS
Appeared as: JOJOBA ESTERS**

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA ** (WATER)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair
CYAMOPSIS TETRAGONOLOBA (GUAR) GUM
Appeared as: CYAMOPSIS TETRAGONOLOBA GUM (GUAR)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair
SODIUM SALT ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE
Appeared as: TRISODIUM ETHYLENEDIAMENE DISUCCINATE

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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:

Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe) Leaf Juice*, Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate**, Decyl Glucoside**, Glycerin**, Cocamidopropyl Betaine**, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil*, Propanediol Dicaprylate/Caprate, Diisostearyl Malate**, Stearic Acid**, Glycereth-2 Cocoate**, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter*, Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters**, Dehydroacetic Acid, Benzyl Alcohol, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Extract, Citrus Aurantiifolia (Lime) Peel Extract, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Extract, Geranium Maculatum Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Extract, Rose Extract, Guaiacum Officinale Wood Extract, Lippia Citriodora Flower Extract**, Jojoba Esters**, Aqua (Water)**, Potassium Sorbate, Panthenol, Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba (Guar) Gum, Trisodium Ethylenediamene Disuccinate, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride.

Directions from packaging:

Massage a dollop onto damp skin, then rinse.

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