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Lily of the Desert 99% Aloe Vera Gelly Soothing Moisturizer

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lily of the Desert 99% Aloe Vera Gelly Soothing Moisturizer product label collected on October 15, 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 Lily of the Desert 99% Aloe Vera Gelly Soothing Moisturizer is 4.

Data last updated: October 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

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
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A)

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

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: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF POLYSACCHARIDES
Appeared as: ALOE VERA BARBADENSIS LEAF POLYSACCHARIDES (ALOESORB)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Appeared as: CAPRYLYL GLYCOL (EMOLLIENT)

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:

ORGANIC ALOE VERA BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE (GEL), CARBOMER (THICKENER), CERTIFIED ORGANIC ALOE VERA JUICE (GEL) CONCENTRATE, ORGANIC ALOE VERA BARBADENSIS LEAF POLYSACCHARIDES (ALOESORB), TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E), RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A), ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C), DISODIUM EDTA (PRESERVATIVE), CAPRYLYL GLYCOL (EMOLLIENT), PHENOXYETHANOL (PRESERVATIVE), SORBIC ACID (PRESERVATIVE)

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