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Weleda Skin Food Body Butter

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Weleda Skin Food Body Butter product label collected on January 16, 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 Weleda Skin Food Body Butter is 5.

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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

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM

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

Good

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

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

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO SEED BUTTER

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT

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

None
VIOLA TRICOLOR EXTRACT
Appeared as: VIOLA TRI EXTRACT

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

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

Good
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN)
Appeared as: CARRAGEENAN

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

None
SODIUM CAPROYL LACTYLATE
Appeared as: SODIUM CAPROYL / LAUROYL LACTYLATE

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), Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, Theobroma Cacao Seed Butter, Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Butyrospermum Parkii Butter, Stearic Acid, Palmitic Acid, Pentylene Glycol, Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Extract, Chamomilla Recutita Flower Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Viola Tricolor Extract, Alcohol, Betaine, Carrageenan, Xanthan Gum, Lactic Acid, Glyceryl Caprylate, Sodium Caproyl / Lauroyl Lactylate, Parfum, Limonene, Linalool, Benzyl Benzoate, Geraniol

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