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The Honest Co. Face + Body Lotion, Apricot Kiss

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the The Honest Co. Face + Body Lotion, Apricot Kiss product label collected on June 11, 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 The Honest Co. Face + Body Lotion, Apricot Kiss is 2.

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Data last updated: June 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL

Limited
MENTHA ARVENSIS
Appeared as: MENTHA ARVENSIS (CORNMINT) OIL

Limited
JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA (VIRGINIA RED CEDAR) OIL
Appeared as: JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA (CEDARWOOD) OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

Limited

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

Limited

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE POWDER
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE POWDER

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

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

Limited
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Appeared as: CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID

Fair

Fair

Limited

Fair

None
IONONE, ALPHA-
Appeared as: IONONE

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER*, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, GLYCERYL STEARATE, CETEARYL OLIVATE, GLYCERIN, SORBITAN OLIVATE, PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL EXTRACT, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL, MENTHA ARVENSIS (CORNMINT) OIL, CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) FLOWER OIL, JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA (CEDARWOOD) OIL, PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL, CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL*, OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL*, OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL*, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL*, CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT*, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT*, BETAINE, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE POWDER, TRIETHYL CITRATE, SODIUM NITRATE, BENZYL ACETATE, ANISALDEHYDE, CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID, HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE, XANTHAN GUM, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, VANILLIN, IONONE, DECANAL

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