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Olio E Osso Hand Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Olio E Osso Hand Cream product label collected on January 13, 2020 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 Olio E Osso Hand Cream is 2.

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Data last updated: January 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) OIL

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

Limited

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

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FRUIT PEEL OIL

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

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) NUT OIL BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (NATURAL BEESWAX)

None
MARANTA ARUNDINACEA (ARROWROOT)
Appeared as: MARANTA ARUNDINACEA (ARROWROOT) ROOT POWDER

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM (NEROLI) FLOWER OIL

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
BOSWELLIA CARTERI (FRANKINCENSE) RESIN
Appeared as: BOSWELLIA SERRATA (FRANKINCENSE) GUM RESIN OIL

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:

Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Nut Oil, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Cera Alba (Natural Beeswax), Maranta Arundinacea (Arrowroot) Root Powder, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium (Neroli) Flower Oil, Boswellia Serrata (Frankincense) Gum Resin Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Oil, Linalool, Limonene, Citronellol, Geraniol, Citral, Farnesol.

Directions from packaging:

Use pointed end of cap to puncture tube opening. Expect hand cream to be stiff upon initial use due to its nutrient dense quality. A little goes a long way, simply smooth a small amount of cream all over hands (or elbows, knees, heels or anywhere else needing attention) and allow time for it to absorb into skin.

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