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Kora Organics Rose & Noni Daily Hand Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Kora Organics Rose & Noni Daily Hand Cream product label collected on November 08, 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 Kora Organics Rose & Noni Daily Hand Cream is 5.

Data last updated: November 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS OIL* (ORANGE)

• 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

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

Fair

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

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS FLOWER OIL* (GERANIUM)

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

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FRUIT OIL* (ROSEHIP)

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

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER OIL* (ROSE)

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

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

Limited
HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA (ROSELLE) FLOWER
Appeared as: HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA FLOWER* (HIBISCUS)

Limited
ROSA CENTIFOLIA (CABBAGE ROSE)
Appeared as: ROSA CENTIFOLIA FLOWER* (ROSE)

None

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER* (CALENDULA)

Limited
SAMBUCUS NIGRA (ELDER)
Appeared as: SAMBUCUS NIGRA * (ELDERFLOWER)

Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

None

Limited

Fair

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

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRIC/CAPRYLICTRIGLYCERIDES

Limited
COCO-CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATE
Appeared as: COCO-CAPRYLATE

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL
Appeared as: MACADAMIA INTEGRIFOLIA SEED OIL* (MACADAMIA)

Limited

None
MORINDA CITRIFOLIA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: MORINDA CITRIFOLIA FRUIT EXTRACT * (NONI)

Fair

None

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (NATURAL VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL

Good
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN)
Appeared as: CARRAGEENAN

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE

Fair

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera)Leaf Juice*, Hibiscus sabdariffa (Hibiscus) Flower*, Rosa centifolia (Rose) Flower*, Lavandula angustifolia (Lavender) Flower*, Calendula officinalis (Calendula) Flower*, Sambucus nigra (Elderflower)*, Olea europaea (Olive) Leaf* & Fucus vesiculosus (Bladderwrack) Extract*, Glycerin**, Olivoyl Hydrolyzed wheat protein, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Oleate, Glyceryl Stearate, Capric/CaprylicTriglycerides, Coco-caprylate, Macadamia integrifolia (Macadamia) Seed Oil*, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Morinda citrifolia (Noni) Fruit Extract *, Rosa canina (Rosehip) Fruit Oil*, Sodium hyaluronate, Rosa damascena (Rose) Flower Oil*, Citrus aurantium bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil*, Lavandula angustifolia (Lavender) Flower oil*, Cananga odorata (Ylang Ylang) Flower Oil*, Pelargonium graveolens (Geranium) Flower Oil*, Citrus aurantium dulcis (Orange) Oil*, Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E), Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) Oil, Carrageenan, Parfum (Natural), Sodium Benzoate, Ascorbyl palmitate, Lactic acid, Xanthan Gum, Dehydroacetic acid, Benzyl Alcohol, Potassium Hydroxide, citronellol**, geraniol**, linalool**, limonene**, benzyl benzoate**, citral**.

Directions from packaging:

Massage a small amount into hands and cuticles until absorbed. Apply continually throughout the day to protect and nourish hands whilst providing you an aromatic indulgent scent of Rose.

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