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Pacifica Body Butter, French Lilac

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Pacifica Body Butter, French Lilac product label collected on December 17, 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 Pacifica Body Butter, French Lilac is 4.

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Data last updated: December 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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • 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 (PACIFICA'S OWN BLEND WITH NATURAL; ESSENTIAL OILS)

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

Limited

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

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ROSA RUGOSA (ROSE) SEED OIL

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE SOURCE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN (PLANT SOURCE)

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (PURIFIED)

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE (COCONUT SOURCE)

Fair

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE (VEGETABLE SOURCE)

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

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

Fair
STEARIC ACID
Appeared as: STEARIC ACID (VEGETABLE SOURCE)

Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: STEARYL ALCOHOL (VEGETABLE SOURCE)

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) BUTTER

Fair

Limited

Fair
XANTHAN GUM
Appeared as: XANTHAN GUM (VEGETABLE SOURCE)

Fair
ALGIN
Appeared as: ALGIN (ALGAE SOURCE)

Fair
RIBOFLAVIN
Appeared as: RIBOFLAVIN (PLANT SOURCE)

Limited
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) BUTTER

Limited
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: DAUCUS CAROTA (CARROT) SEED OIL

Limited
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ALEURITUS MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) NUT OIL

Limited

Limited
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (FLAX) OIL
Appeared as: LINUM USITATISSIMUM (FLAX) SEED OIL

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: MIXED TOCOPHEROLS (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (PRO-VITAMIN B)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

None
WHITE TEA LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINESIS (WHITE TEA) LEAF EXTRACT

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

AQUA (PURIFIED), CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE (COCONUT SOURCE), HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE SOURCE), GLYCERYL STEARATE (VEGETABLE SOURCE), ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, STEARIC ACID (VEGETABLE SOURCE), STEARYL ALCOHOL (VEGETABLE SOURCE), BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, ALLANTOIN, THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) BUTTER, HYALURONIC ACID, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL, XANTHAN GUM (VEGETABLE SOURCE), ALGIN (ALGAE SOURCE), RIBOFLAVIN (PLANT SOURCE), MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) BUTTER, ROSA RUGOSA (ROSE) SEED OIL, DAUCUS CAROTA (CARROT) SEED OIL, ALEURITUS MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) NUT OIL, MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL, LINUM USITATISSIMUM (FLAX) SEED OIL, MIXED TOCOPHEROLS (VITAMIN E), PANTHENOL (PRO-VITAMIN B), PARFUM (PACIFICA'S OWN FRAGRANCE BLEND WITH NATURAL AND ESSENTIAL OILS), CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT, ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT, CAMELLIA SINESIS (WHITE TEA) LEAF EXTRACT, PHENOXYETHANOL AND ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN (PLANT SOURCE).

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