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Black Radiance Moisture & Nourish Balm, 9320 Shea Radiance

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Black Radiance Moisture & Nourish Balm, 9320 Shea Radiance product label collected on October 22, 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 Black Radiance Moisture & Nourish Balm, 9320 Shea Radiance is 3.

Data last updated: October 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)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • 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
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 (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) OIL
Appeared as: SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

None

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
Appeared as: EUPHORBIA CERIFERA WAX/CIRE DE CANDELILLA (CANDELILLA)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

None

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Appeared as: COPERNICIA CERIFERA WAX/CIRE DE CARNAUBA (CARNAUBA)

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
PASSIFLORA EDULIS (PASSION FRUIT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PASSIFLORA EDULIS SEED OIL

None

Limited
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL
Appeared as: MACADAMIA INTEGRIFOLIA SEED OIL

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL

Fair

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL, ISONONYL ISONONANOATE, OLEIC/LINOLEIC/LINOLENIC POLYGLYCERIDES, BIS-DIGLYCERYL POLYACYLADIPATE-2, HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE OIL, OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL, EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX/CIRE DE CANDELILLA, SYNTHETIC CANDELILLA WAX, POLYETHYLENE, COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX/CIRE DE CARNAUBA, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, SORBIC ACID, PHENOXYETHANOL, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, TOCOPHEROL, PASSIFLORA EDULIS SEED OIL, SCHINZIOPHYTON RAUTANENII KERNEL OIL, MACADAMIA INTEGRIFOLIA SEED OIL, ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL.

Directions from packaging:

Twist up shea butter stick and massage product into skin. Can be used to hydrate face & body.

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