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Kora Organics Daily Hand Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Kora Organics 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 Daily Hand Cream is 4.

Data last updated: November 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • 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
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• 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

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

Fair

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

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ROSA EGLANTERIA SEED OIL
Appeared as: ROSA EGLANTARIA SEED OIL*

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA FLOWER EXTRACT* (MATRICARIA)

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

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Fair
CI 75130
Appeared as: BETA-CAROTENE (CI 40800)

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Limited

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

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

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

Limited

None

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Fair

Limited
SANTALUM SPICATUM (SANDALWOOD) OIL
Appeared as: SANTALUM SPICATUM SEED OIL* (SANDALWOOD)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

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

Limited
FUCUS VESICULOSUS EXTRACT
Appeared as: FUCUS VESICULOSUS EXTRACT* (BLADDERWRACK)

• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Good
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN)
Appeared as: CARRAGEENAN

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) STEROLS
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM STEROLS (POMEGRANATE)

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

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

Fair

None

Fair

Robust

Fair

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

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, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice*, Macadamia integrifolia (Macadamia) Seed Oil*, Glycerin***, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Olivoyl Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Morinda Citrifolia (Noni) Fruit Extract*, Glyceryl Oleate, Glyceryl Stearate, Xanthan Gum, Rosa Eglantaria Seed Oil*, Santalum Spicatum (Sandalwood) Seed Oil*, Tocopherol, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract*, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower*, Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf*, Fucus Vesiculosus (Bladderwrack) Extract*, Carrageenan, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Sterols, Citrus Reticulata (Tangerine) Peel Oil*, Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Peel Oil*, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Lecithin*, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Seed Oil*, Potassium Hydroxide, Lactic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sodium Chloride, Benzyl Alcohol, Dehydroacetic Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Limonene**, Linalool**, Farnesol**, Beta-Carotene (CI 40800).

Directions from packaging:

Massage into hands and nails regularly.

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