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Little Seed Farm Essential Body Oil, Grapefruit Lemon

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Little Seed Farm Essential Body Oil, Grapefruit Lemon product label collected on July 10, 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 Little Seed Farm Essential Body Oil, Grapefruit Lemon is 2.

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Data last updated: July 2019

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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS SINENSIS DULCIS PEEL (ORANGE) OIL

• 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)

Fair
CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OIL
Appeared as: VIRGIN CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CORYLUS (HAZELNUT) OIL
Appeared as: VIRGIN CORYLUS AMERICANA (HAZENUT) SEED OIL

Limited
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS PARADISI (PINK GRAPEFRUIT) OIL

Limited
LITSEA CUBEBA (MAY CHANG) OIL
Appeared as: LITSEA CUBEBA FRUIT OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Limited
BULNESIA SARMIENTOI WOOD OIL
Appeared as: BULNESIA SARMIENTI (GUAIACWOOD) OIL

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

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (NON-GMO VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Virgin Corylus Americana (Hazenut) Seed Oil, Virgin Organic Cannabis Sativa (Hemp) Seed Oil*, Citrus Sinensis Dulcis Peel (Orange) Oil, Citrus Paradisi (Pink Grapefruit) Oil*, Litsea Cubeba Fruit Oil*, Cymbopogon Citratus (Lemongrass) Oil, Bulnesia Sarmienti (Guaiacwood) Oil, Tocopherol (Non-GMO Vitamin E).

Directions from packaging:

To Use: Gently massage into skin with hands or body brush from head to toe to moisturize. Can be applied to wet, damp, or dry skin. A few drops can also be used as a bath oil or to tame hair ends.

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