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Abra Therapeutics Skin Nutrition Bath, Calendula & Vitamin E

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Abra Therapeutics Skin Nutrition Bath, Calendula & Vitamin E 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 Abra Therapeutics Skin Nutrition Bath, Calendula & Vitamin E is 5.

Data last updated: July 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
UNSPECIFIED MINERALS
Appeared as: A NATURAL BLEND OF MOJAVE DESERT MINERALS

Fair
UNSPECIFIED MINERALS
Appeared as: TRACE MINERALS

Fair
MELISSA OFFICINALIS (LEMON BALM)
Appeared as: LEMON BALM (MELISSA OFFICINALIS)

• Use restrictions (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY)
Appeared as: COMFREY (SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALIS)

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

Fair
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE)
Appeared as: CHAMOMILE (CHAMAEMELUM NOBILE)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA
Appeared as: ARNICA (ARNICA MONTANA)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Fair
SODIUM CARBONATE
Appeared as: SODA ASH

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

Limited

Robust
SEA SALT
Appeared as: PACIFIC SEA SALT

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SUNFLOWER OIL (HELIANTHUS ANNUUS)

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLIVE OIL (OLEA EUROPAEA)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: NATURAL VITAMIN E (MIXED TOCOPHEROLS)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
CALEDULA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT
Appeared as: INFUSIONS OF CALENDULA (CALENDULA OFFICINALIS)

Fair
MEDICAGO SATIVA (ALFALFA) JUICE
Appeared as: ALFALFA (MEDICAGO SATIVA)

Limited
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE)
Appeared as: BORAGE (BORAGO OFFICINALIS)

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

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY)
Appeared as: ROSEMARY (ROSEMARY OFFICINALIS)

Limited
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW)
Appeared as: YARROW (ACHILLEA MILLIFOLIUM)

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
HYPERICUM PERFORATUM (ST. JOHN'S WORT)
Appeared as: ST. JOHN'S WORT (HYPERICUM PERFORATUM)

Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE)
Appeared as: SAGE (SALVIA OFFICINALIS)

Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) LEAF
Appeared as: OLIVE LEAF (OLEA EUROPAEA)

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) OIL
Appeared as: ESSENTIAL OILS OF GINGER (ZINGIBER OFFICINALIS)

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON)
Appeared as: LEMON (CITRUS LIMONUM)

Limited

Limited
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI (PALMAROSA)
Appeared as: PALMAROSA (CYMBOPOGON MARTINII)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

A NATURAL BLEND OF MOJAVE DESERT MINERALS, SODIUM BORATE AND SODA ASH, SODIUM SESQUI CARBONATE, PACIFIC SEA SALT, TRACE MINERALS, ORGANIC SUNFLOWER OIL (HELIANTHUS ANNUUS), ORGANIC OLIVE OIL (OLEA EUROPAEA), NATURAL VITAMIN E (MIXED TOCOPHEROLS), ORGANIC INFUSIONS OF CALENDULA (CALENDULA OFFICINALIS), ALFALFA (MEDICAGO SATIVA), BORAGE (BORAGO OFFICINALIS), LEMON BALM (MELISSA OFFICINALIS), MARSHMALLOW (ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS), ROSEMARY (ROSEMARY OFFICINALIS), YARROW (ACHILLEA MILLIFOLIUM), ARNICA (ARNICA MONTANA), COMFREY (SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALIS), ST. JOHN'S WORT (HYPERICUM PERFORATUM), SAGE (SALVIA OFFICINALIS), OLIVE LEAF (OLEA EUROPAEA), ESSENTIAL OILS OF GINGER (ZINGIBER OFFICINALIS), LEMON (CITRUS LIMONUM), ROSE GERANIUM (PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS), CHAMOMILE (CHAMAEMELUM NOBILE), AND PALMAROSA (CYMBOPOGON MARTINII).

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