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Little Seed Farm Hand-Aid Healing Hand Balm

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Little Seed Farm Hand-Aid Healing Hand Balm product label collected on July 09, 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 Little Seed Farm Hand-Aid Healing Hand Balm is 2.

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Data last updated: July 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

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
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: (INFUSED WITH COMFREY

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

Limited
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS OIL
Appeared as: LEMONGRASS OIL ,

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

Fair
CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HEMP SEED OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCONUT OIL

Limited

Limited
PLANTAGO MAJOR (PLANTAIN)
Appeared as: PLANTAIN)

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited

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.

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:

Coconut Oil * (Infused with Comfrey*, Calendula*, and Plantain*), Shea Butter*, Beeswax, Hemp Seed Oil*, Rosemary Oil*, Spearmint Oil*, Lemongrass Oil*.

Directions from packaging:

Massage balm gently into skin to relieve dryness and heal distressed skin. For best results, re-apply after washing hands.

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