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Shea Moisture Bath Body & Massage Oil, Lavender & Wild Orchid

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Shea Moisture Bath Body & Massage Oil, Lavender & Wild Orchid product label collected on January 03, 2018 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 Shea Moisture Bath Body & Massage Oil, Lavender & Wild Orchid is 1.

Data last updated: January 2018

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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL

None

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) OIL

None
CYBIDIUM GRANDIFLORUM (ORCHID) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CYMBIDIUM GRANDIFLORUM FLOWER EXTRACT (ORCHID)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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:

ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN OIL, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER*, OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL, CARTHAMUS TINTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL, LAVANDULA OFFICINALIS (LAVENDER) OIL, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) OIL, CYMBIDIUM GRANDIFLORUM FLOWER EXTRACT (ORCHID), TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

Directions from packaging:

Pour into warm bath to create a fragrant spa bath. Gently rub into skin after shower or bath to restore moisture and protect against environmental stress. Warn gently in hands to use as a therapeutic massage oil.

Warnings from packaging:

Natural and certified organic ingredients may vary in color and consistency. If irritation occurs, discontinue use.

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