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Signature Care Aloe Vera Gel With Lidocaine

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Signature Care Aloe Vera Gel With Lidocaine product label collected on January 15, 2020 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 Signature Care Aloe Vera Gel With Lidocaine is 8.

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Data last updated: January 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ANILINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Fair
FD&C YELLOW NO. 5 (CI 19140)
Appeared as: YELLOW 5

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Neurotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Good
LIDOCAINE
Appeared as: LIDOCAINE (AS LIDOCAINE HCL)

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

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

Fair
ALCOHOL ETHOXYLATES (C12)
Appeared as: LAURETH-23

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

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

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

None

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None
PLUMERIA ACUTIFOLIA (PAGODATREE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: PLUMERIA ACUTIFOLIA FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
PSIDIUM GUAJAVA (GUAVA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PSIDIUM GUAJAVA FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
PASSIFLORA INCARNATA (MAYPOPS) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PASSIFLORA INCARNATA FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
COLOCASIA ANTIQUORUM (COCOYAM) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: COLOCASIA ANTIQUORUM ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALEURITES MOLUCCANUS SEED EXTRACT

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: LIDOCAINE (AS LIDOCAINE HCL) 0.8%; Inactive Ingredients: WATER, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, SD ALCOHOL 40-B, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, LAURETH-23, POLYSORBATE 20, GLYCERIN, ALLANTOIN, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E ACETATE), RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE), TOCOPHEROL, CARBOMER, TRIETHANOLAMINE, MENTHYL LACTATE, DIAZOLIDINYL UREA, DISODIUM EDTA, MENTHOL, FRAGRANCE, PLUMERIA ACUTIFOLIA FLOWER EXTRACT, MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) FRUIT EXTRACT, PSIDIUM GUAJAVA FRUIT EXTRACT, CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACT, PASSIFLORA INCARNATA FRUIT EXTRACT, COLOCASIA ANTIQUORUM ROOT EXTRACT, ALEURITES MOLUCCANUS SEED EXTRACT, BLUE 1, YELLOW 5.

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