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Lush Hand and Body Lotion, Sympathy For The Skin

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lush Hand and Body Lotion, Sympathy For The Skin product label collected on January 28, 2019 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 Lush Hand and Body Lotion, Sympathy For The Skin is 5.

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Data last updated: January 2019

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

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: LEMON OIL (CITRUS LIMONUM)

• Use restrictions (high)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERINE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA)
Appeared as: VANILLA PLANIFOLIA

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

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: FAIR TRADE COCOA BUTTER (THEOBROMA CACAO)

Limited
MUSA SAPIENTUM (PLANTAIN) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: FRESH BANANAS (MUSA PARADISIACA)

Fair

None
SANTALUM AUSTROCALEDONICUM (SANDALWOOD) WOOD OIL
Appeared as: SANTALUM AUSTRO-CALEDONICUM VIEILL

Limited
FUSANUS SPICATUS WOOD OIL
Appeared as: FUSANUS SPICATUS

None
CISTUS LADANIFERUS OIL
Appeared as: LABDANUM RESINOID (CISTUS LADANIFERUS)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

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.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Vanilla Pod Infusion (Water, Vanilla Planifolia), Almond Oil (Prunus Dulcis), Fair Trade Organic Cocoa Butter (Theobroma Cacao), Fresh Organic Bananas (Musa paradisiaca), Stearic Acid, Glycerine, Triethanolamine, Sandalwood Oil (Santalum Austro-Caledonicum Vieill and Fusanus Spicatus), Lemon Oil (Citrus Limonum), Labdanum Resinoid (Cistus Ladaniferus), Cetearyl Alcohol, Limonene, Fragrance, Methylparaben, Propylparaben

Directions from packaging:

Smooth all over your body, taking extra care with your dry areas.

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