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La Roche Posay Lipikar Balm Ap+ Intense Repair Moisturizing Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the La Roche Posay Lipikar Balm Ap+ Intense Repair Moisturizing Cream product label collected on October 29, 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 La Roche Posay Lipikar Balm Ap+ Intense Repair Moisturizing Cream is 1.

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Data last updated: October 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

None

• 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)

Robust

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM / MINERAL OIL

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

Limited

Fair
BRASSICA CAMPESTRIS (RAPESEED) SEED OIL
Appeared as: BRASSICA CAMPESTRIS OLEIFERA OIL / RAPESEED SEED OIL

None
AMMONIUM POLYACRYLDIMETHYLTAURAMIDE
Appeared as: AMMONIUM POLYACRYLDIMETHYL TAURAMIDE / AMMONIUM POLYACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
Appeared as: CERA MICROCRISTALLINA / MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

Limited

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER / SHEA BUTTER, GLYCERIN, DIMETHICONE, NIACINAMIDE, PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM / MINERAL OIL, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, BRASSICA CAMPESTRIS OLEIFERA OIL / RAPESEED SEED OIL, AMMONIUM POLYACRYLDIMETHYL TAURAMIDE / AMMONIUM POLYACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE, PEG-100 STEARATE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, PEG-20 METHYL GLUCOSE SESQUISTEARATE, CERA MICROCRISTALLINA / MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX, PARAFFIN, SORBITAN TRISTEARATE, DIMETHICONOL, MANNOSE, DISODIUM EDTA, CAPRYLOYL GLYCINE, VITREOSCILLA FERMENT, XANTHAN GUM, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE, SODIUM BENZOATE.

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