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Palmer's Coconut Oil, Body Lotion

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Palmer's Coconut Oil, Body Lotion product label collected on October 24, 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 Palmer's Coconut Oil, Body Lotion is 4.

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Data last updated: October 2019

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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • 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: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

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

Good

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

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

Fair
NONFAT DRY MILK
Appeared as: NONFAT DRY MILK (SINE ADIPE LAC)

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

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:

WATER (AQUA), COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT EXTRACT, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, CETYL ALCOHOL, PALMITIC ACID, STEARIC ACID, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER, TOCOPHEROL, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, GARDENIA TAHITENSIS FLOWER EXTRACT, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL, MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, NONFAT DRY MILK (SINE ADIPE LAC), CITRIC ACID, POTASSIUM SORBATE, SODIUM BENZOATE, TRIETHANOLAMINE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, CARBOMER, GLYCERIN, PEG-40 STEARATE, TETRASODIUM EDTA, PENTYLENE GLYCOL, DECYLENE GLYCOL, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, STEARYL ALCOHOL, PHENOXYETHANOL, FRAGRANCE (PARFUM), BENZYL ALCOHOL, BENZYL BENZOATE, COUMARIN.

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