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Product score: 01

Data Availability:

Limited

California Baby Calendula Everyday Lotion (old formulation)

California Baby Calendula Everyday Lotion (old formulation)

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CATEGORY

Baby Lotion

BRAND

California Baby

DATA LAST UPDATED

November 2018

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • MODERATE
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, humectant, oral care agent;oral health care drug, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin protectant, viscosity decreasing agent, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
PHYTIC ACID
Appeared as: 2 PHYTIC ACID (RICE ORIGIN)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, oral care agent, chelating
CONCERNS • Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWERS (CALENDULA FLOWER) INFUSION
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, masking, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
CALEDULA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, surfactant - emulsifying agent, emollient, emulsifying
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Ingredient score: 01
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, opacifying agent, surfactant - foam booster, viscosity increasingagent - aqueous, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, foam boosting, opacifying, surfactant, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, surfactant - emulsifying agent, emollient, emulsifying
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient score: 01
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive
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Ingredient score: 01
CETYL ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, fragrance ingredient, opacifying agent, surfactant - emulsifying agent;surfactant - foam booster, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, viscosity increasing agent -nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, foam boosting, masking, opacifying, surfactant, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
CANOLA OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SAFFLOWER SEED OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, masking, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
POLYGLYCERYL-4 ESTERS
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
LEVULINIC ACID
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, perfuming, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
OCIMUM BASILICUM (SWEET BASIL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: OCIMUM BASILICUM (BASIL) LEAF EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, perfuming
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
PIMPINELLA ANISUM (ANISE) SEED EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) cosmetic astringent, astringent
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Ingredient score: 01
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS OLEOSOMES (SAFFLOWER)
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (FRENCH LAVENDER)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, masking, tonic
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Ingredient score: 01
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) perfuming
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Ingredient score: 01
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antimicrobial agent, antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent -miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, perfuming
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Ingredient score: 01
XANTHAN GUM
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, surfactant -emulsifying agent, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, binding, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, gel forming, skin conditioning, surfactant, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
YUCCA SCHIDIGERA (MOJAVE YUCCA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: YUCCA SCHIDIGERA (YUCCA) ROOT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, surfactant - cleansing agent
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Ingredients from packaging:

(INCI): Water and calendula officinalis flowers (calendula flower) infusion, calendula officinalis extract (calendula) in vegetable glycerin, glyceryl stearate,1 cetearyl alcohol,1 glyceryl caprylate,1 caprylic/capric triglyceride,1 cetyl alcohol,1 canola oil, safflower seed oil polyglyceryl-4 esters, levulinic acid, ocimum basilicum (basil) leaf extract, pimpinella anisum (anise) seed extract, carthamus tinctorius (safflower) oleosomes, oenothera biennis (evening primrose) oil, lavandula angustifolia (French lavender), salvia sclarea (clary sage), rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract,2 phytic acid (rice origin), xanthan gum USP, aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf juice, yucca schidigera (yucca) root extract

Directions from packaging:

Use daily to moisturize face & body. Makes a wonderful massage lotion. Patch test before use.

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.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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