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Nature's Gate Lotion, Pomegranate Sunflower

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Nature's Gate Lotion, Pomegranate Sunflower 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 Nature's Gate Lotion, Pomegranate Sunflower is 4.

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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
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)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Robust

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

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

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

None
VIOLA TRICOLOR EXTRACT
Appeared as: VIOLA TRI (PANSY) EXTRACT

Limited
ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS (MARSHMALLOW) ROOT EXTRACT

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

Limited

Limited
SILYBUM MARIANUM (LADY'S THISTLE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SILYBUM MARIANUM (MILK THISTLE) EXTRACT

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Fair

Limited

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER, CAPRYLIC TRIGLYCERIDE, GLYCERIN, GLYCERYL STEARATE SE, CETYL ALCOHOL, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL, GLUCONOLACTONE, STEARYL ALCOHOL, CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE, XANTHAN GUM, PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) FRUIT EXTRACT, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) EXTRACT, BUTYROSEPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL, PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL, ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL, TOCOPHEROL, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED EXTRACT, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, VIOLA TRICOLOR (PANSY) EXTRACT, ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS (MARSHMALLOW) ROOT EXTRACT, CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (CALENDULA) FLOWER EXTRACT, SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) LEAF EXTRACT, SILYBUM MARIANUM (MILK THISTLE) EXTRACT, VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACT, ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) LEAF EXTRACT, AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT, EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) LEAF EXTRACT, ALLANTOIN, POLYSORBATE 60, BENZYL ALCOHOL, POTASSIUM SORBATE, SODIUM BENZOATE, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, FRAGRANCE(PARFUM)*.

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