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H2 O+ Beauty Sea Salt Body Butter

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the H2 O+ Beauty Sea Salt Body Butter product label collected on July 04, 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 H2 O+ Beauty Sea Salt Body Butter is 5.

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Data last updated: July 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Good

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

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)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Limited

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

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

Limited
ILEX PARAGUARIENSIS (MATE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ILEX PARAGUARIENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: BEESWAX/CERA ALBA

Robust
SEA SALT
Appeared as: SEA SALT/MARIS SAL/SEL MARIN

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

None

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
DODECANOL
Appeared as: LAURYL ALCOHOL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Fair

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

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:

WATER/AQUA/EAU, ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, CETYL ALCOHOL, GLYCERIN, HYDROGENATED POLYDECENE, DIMETHICONE, STEARIC ACID, CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, MORINGA OLEIFERA SEED OIL, MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER, THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, ILEX PARAGUARIENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, FUCUS VESICULOSUS EXTRACT, BEESWAX/CERA ALBA, SEA SALT/MARIS SAL/SEL MARIN, HYDROGENATED SOYBEAN OIL, PEG-100 STEARATE, CAPRYLYL METHICONE, PALMITIC ACID, XANTHAN GUM, POTASSIUM SORBATE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, DISODIUM EDTA, DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER, TRIETHANOLAMINE, PANTHENOL, MYRISTYL ALCOHOL, STEARYL ALCOHOL, LAURYL ALCOHOL, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, MALTODEXTRIN, TOCOPHEROL, SODIUM CARRAGEENAN, CITRIC ACID, CAFFEINE, POTASSIUM BENZOATE, SODIUM BENZOATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, PARFUM/FRAGRANCE, LINALOOL, BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL, LIMONENE, HEXYL CINNAMAL, BENZYL SALICYLATE

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