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Hollywood Beauty Peppermint Oil

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Hollywood Beauty Peppermint Oil product label collected on August 30, 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 Hollywood Beauty Peppermint Oil is 3.

Data last updated: August 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
D&C YELLOW NO. 11 (CI 47000)
Appeared as: C147000

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair
BHT
Appeared as: BHT C161565

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

Limited
PINUS STROBUS (WHITE PINE) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: PINUS STROBUS (PINE BARK) BARK EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Fair

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

Limited

Limited
MENTHA ARVENSIS (WILD MINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA ARVENSIS (PEPPERMINT) LEAF OIL

Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (TASMANIAN BLUE GUM) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS EXTRACT

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

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.

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:

GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE, PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL, MENTHA ARVENSIS (PEPPERMINT) LEAF OIL, EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS EXTRACT, MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) LEAF EXTRACT, PINUS STROBUS (PINE BARK) BARK EXTRACT, CARTHAMUS TINCTORIOUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E), BHT C161565, C147000.

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