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Avalon Organics Wrinkle Therapy Firming Body Lotion

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Avalon Organics Wrinkle Therapy Firming Body Lotion product label collected on July 27, 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 Avalon Organics Wrinkle Therapy Firming Body Lotion is 5.

Data last updated: July 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Limited
SD ALCOHOL 1
Appeared as: ALCOHOL (1)

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT (1)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT (1)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE (1)

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS SEED OIL (SAFFLOWER)

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: BORAGO OFFICINALIS SEED OIL (1)

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA OIL (COCONUT)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA FRUIT OIL (OLIVE)

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS OIL (SWEET ALMOND)

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: PERSEA GRATISSIMA OIL (AVOCADO)

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FRUIT OIL (1)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA FLOWER EXTRACT (MATRICARIA)

None

Limited
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHONDRUS CRISPUS EXTRACT (1)

Limited
ECHINACEA ANGUSTIFOLIA (CONEFLOWER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ECHINACEA ANGUSTIFOLIA EXTRACT (1)

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

None
LEUCOJUM AESTIVUM BULB EXTRACT
Appeared as: LEUCONJUM AESTIVUM BULB EXTRACT

Limited
SPIRULINA MAXIMA (ALGAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SPIRULINA MAXIMA EXTRACT (1)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Robust

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice(1), Aqua (Water), Glycerin, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil(1), Glyceryl Stearate SE, Stearic Acid, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Borago Officinalis Seed Oil(1), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter(1), Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil(1), Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil(1), Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil(1), Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil(1), Rosa Canina Fruit Oil(1), Arnica Montana Flower Extract(1), Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract(1), Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract(1), Chlorella Pyrenoidosa Extract(1), Chondrus Crispus Extract(1), Echinacea Angustifolia Extract(1), Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract(1), Leuconjum Aestivum Bulb Extract, Spirulina Maxima Extract(1), Tocopheryl Acetate, Bisabolol, Cetyl Alcohol, Phenethyl Alcohol, Potassium Hydroxide, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Stearyl Alcohol, Ubiquinone(2), Xanthan Gum, Alcohol(1), Benzyl Alcohol, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Citral, Citronellol, Geraniol, Linalool, (1)Certified Organic Ingredient, Product is preserved with Sodium Benzoate

Directions from packaging:

TO USE: When massaged over thighs, buttocks, stomach and breasts, skin appears tightened and firmed.

Warnings from packaging:

CAUTION: For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children.

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