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Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Hand Lotion, Geranium

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Hand Lotion, Geranium product label collected on November 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 Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Hand Lotion, Geranium is 4.

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Data last updated: November 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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: GERANIUM MACULATUM (GERANIUM) OIL

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

Fair

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

Limited
EMULSIFYING WAX
Appeared as: ETHOXYLATED SORBITAN ESTER

Limited

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

Limited
ROSA CENTIFOLIA (CABBAGE ROSE) OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CENTIFOLIA (ROSE) FLOWER OIL

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Robust

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

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

Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CETOSTEARYL ALCOHOL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

CONTAINS: WATER, GLYCERIN, STEARIC ACID, CETYL ALCOHOL, POTASSIUM STEARATE, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER), ISOPROPYL PALMITATE, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL, CETOSTEARYL ALCOHOL, GERANIUM MACULATUM (GERANIUM) OIL, ROSA CENTIFOLIA (ROSE) FLOWER OIL, EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) FLOWER OIL, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT, FRAGRANCE, ETHOXYLATED SORBITAN ESTER, SODIUM BENZOATE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, PHENOXYETHANOL.

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