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J.r. Watkins Hand Cream, Aloe & Green Tea

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the J.r. Watkins Hand Cream, Aloe & Green Tea product label collected on June 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 J.r. Watkins Hand Cream, Aloe & Green Tea is 4.

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Data last updated: June 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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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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)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

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

Good

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANTHEM NOBILIS FLOWER EXTRACT

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) OIL

Limited
ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA (BABASSU) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ORBIGYNA OLEIFERA (BABASSU) SEED OIL

Fair

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

None

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: BEESWAX/CERA ALBA/CIRE D'ABEILLE

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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

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

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

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

Fair

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

Limited
TILIA CORDATA (LINDEN) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: TILIA CORDATA FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
CENTAUREA CYANUS (CORNFLOWER) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTAUREA CYANUS FLOWER EXTRACT

Fair
HYPERICUM PERFORATUM (ST. JOHN'S WORT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HYPERICUM PERFORATUM EXTRACT

• Cancer (low)

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

: WATER/AQUA/EAU, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER), GLYCERYL STEARATE, STEARIC ACID, FRAGRANCE/PARFUM, THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER, MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL, PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, CETYL ALCOHOL, STEARYL ALCOHOL, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) OIL, ORBIGYNA OLEIFERA (BABASSU) SEED OIL, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT OIL, PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL, SODIUM BEHENOYL LACTYLATE, BEESWAX/CERA ALBA/CIRE D'ABEILLE, ALLANTOIN, PANTHENOL, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, GLYCERIN, CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL, CALENDULA OFFICIANALIS FLOWER EXTRACT, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT, TILIA CORDATA FLOWER EXTRACT, CENTAUREA CYANUS FLOWER EXTRACT, ANTHEM NOBILIS FLOWER EXTRACT, HYPERICUM PERFORATUM EXTRACT, BENZYL ALCOHOL, BENZOIC ACID, SORBIC ACID, CITRIC ACID, SODIUM CITRATE.

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