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Hempz Herbal Body Moisturizer, Original

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Hempz Herbal Body Moisturizer, Original product label collected on December 07, 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 Hempz Herbal Body Moisturizer, Original is 8.

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Data last updated: December 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

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

Limited
LILIAL
Appeared as: BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE LEAF EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)

Limited

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and OXAZOLIDINE)

Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited
AMYLCINNAMALDEHYDE
Appeared as: AMYL CINNAMAL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair
FD&C YELLOW 5
Appeared as: YELLOW 5 (CI 19140)

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CANNABIS SATIVA SEED OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Fair

Limited

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

Limited

Fair

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER/AQUA/EAU, PROPANEDIOL, ISOPROPYL PALMITATE, GLYCERIN, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, DIMETHICONE, SORBITAN STEARATE, STEARIC ACID, GLYCERYL STEARATE, PEG-100 STEARATE, CANNABIS SATIVA SEED OIL, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS ROOT EXTRACT, SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE LEAF EXTRACT, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT, CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT, CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT, ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT, CITRIC ACID, ASCORBIC ACID, RETINYL PALMITATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, CETYL ALCOHOL, FRAGRANCE (PARFUM), NYLON-12, POLYSORBATE 40, BENZYL BENZOATE, SODIUM BENZOATE, CARBOMER, AMINOMETHYL PROPANOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, DISODIUM EDTA, BENZYL CINNAMATE, HEXYL CINNAMAL, BENZYL SALICYLATE, CITRONELLOL, AMYL CINNAMAL, BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL, EUGENOL, METHYL 2-OCTYNOATE, YELLOW 5 (CI 19140), RED 4(CI 14700), TOCOPHEROL

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