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Derma E Therapeutic Shea Hand Repair Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Derma E Therapeutic Shea Hand Repair 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 Derma E Therapeutic Shea Hand Repair Cream is 2.

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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 MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

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

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE DERIVED)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE (PLANT DERIVED)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE (VEGETABLE DERIVED)

Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CETYL ALCOHOL (PLANT DERIVED)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE (VEGETABLE DERIVED)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: STEARYL ALCOHOL (PLANT DERIVED)

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (PROVITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
SODIUM HYALURONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM HYALURONATE (HYALURONIC ACID)

Limited

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

Limited

Fair
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (RED PALM) OIL

Fair

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

PURIFIED WATER, GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE DERIVED), CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE (VEGETABLE DERIVED), CETYL ALCOHOL (PLANT DERIVED), GLYCERYL STEARATE SE, GLYCERYL STEARATE (VEGETABLE DERIVED), GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE (VEGETABLE DERIVED), STEARYL ALCOHOL (PLANT DERIVED), TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E), BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) SEED OIL, ORGANIC OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL*, PANTHENOL (PROVITAMIN B5), SODIUM HYALURONATE (HYALURONIC ACID), ORGANIC ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL EXTRACT*, ORGANIC CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT*, ORGANIC SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL*, ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (RED PALM) OIL, ALLANTOIN, CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE (PLANT DERIVED), XANTHAN GUM, PHENOXYETHANOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN.

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