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Derma E Restoring Shea Body Lotion, Lemongrass & Thyme

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Derma E Restoring Shea Body Lotion, Lemongrass & Thyme product label collected on February 26, 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 Derma E Restoring Shea Body Lotion, Lemongrass & Thyme is 4.

Data last updated: February 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: NATURAL FRAGRANCE OILS

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE DERIVED)

• 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)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

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

Limited

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (PROVITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

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

Limited
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

Limited
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: THYMUS VULGARIS (THYME) LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Fair

Limited
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Appeared as: CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

PURIFIED WATER, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE (VEGETABLE DERIVED), GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE DERIVED), GLYCERYL STEARATE SE, CETYL ALCOHOL (PLANT DERIVED), STEARYL ALCOHOL (PLANT DERIVED), BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, PANTHENOL (PROVITAMIN B5), ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) LEAF/STEM EXTRACT, THYMUS VULGARIS (THYME) LEAF EXTRACT, ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E), ALLANTOIN, XANTHAN GUM, CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID, CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE (PLANT DERIVED), BENZYL ALCOHOL, PHENOXYETHANOL, NATURAL FRAGRANCE OILS.

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