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Andalou Naturals Lime Blossom Hand Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Andalou Naturals Lime Blossom Hand Cream product label collected on June 20, 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 Andalou Naturals Lime Blossom Hand Cream is 3.

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Data last updated: June 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • 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
None

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) FRUIT EXTRACT

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (high)

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

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER (AQUA)

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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

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

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

None
FRUIT STEM CELL COMPLEX
Appeared as: FRUIT STEM CELLS (MALUS DOMESTICA; SOLAR VITIS)

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) WATER
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA WATER (COCONUT)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA (ROSELLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

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

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: COCONUT ISOLATES

Limited
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA SPICATA LEAF OIL , (SPEARMINT)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*, Purified Water (Aqua), Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Vegetable Glycerin, Stearic Acid, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter**, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter*, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Butter*, Glyceryl Stearate, Fruit Stem Cells (Malus Domestica, Solar Vitis), BioActive Berry Complex*, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Water**, Cetyl Alcohol, Stearyl Alcohol, Tocopherol, Allantoin, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Fruit Extract*, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract**, Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Leaf Extract**, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil*, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenethyl Alcohol, Coconut Isolates, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Peel Oil*, Mentha Spicata (Spearmint) Leaf Oil*

Directions from packaging:

To Use Apply to hands, nails, cuticles, and elbows.

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