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Shikai Advanced Formula Lotion

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Shikai Advanced Formula Lotion product label collected on October 23, 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 Shikai Advanced Formula Lotion is 2.

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Data last updated: October 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: VITAMIN E ACETATE (TOCOPHEROL)

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER (AQUA)

Limited
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROOIBOS (ASPALATHUS LINEARIS) EXTRACT

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

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE (VEGETABLE)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: JOJOBA (SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS) SEED OIL

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

Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CETYL ALCOHOL (VEGETABLE) WAX

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Robust
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL MEAL
Appeared as: OATMEAL (AVENA SATIVA)

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

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:

PURIFIED WATER (AQUA), ROOIBOS (ASPALATHUS LINEARIS) EXTRACT, SAFFLOWER (CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS) SEED OIL, GLYCERYL STEARATE (VEGETABLE EMULSIFIER), GLYCERIN, JOJOBA (SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS) SEED OIL, BORAGE (BORAGO OFFICINALIS) SEED OIL, CETYL ALCOHOL (VEGETABLE WAX), OATMEAL (AVENA SATIVA), VITAMIN E (TOCOPHEROL) ACETATE, DIMETHICONE, SHEA BUTTER (BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII FRUIT), PHENOXYETHANOL, ETHYLHEXYL GLYCERIN.

Directions from packaging:

Safe to use on the body as well as the face. Use daily to keep skin moisturized, healthy and itch free.

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