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eos Shea Better Hand Cream, Coconut

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the eos Shea Better Hand Cream, Coconut product label collected on January 27, 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 eos Shea Better Hand Cream, Coconut is 5.

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Data last updated: January 2020

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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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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)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair
BHT

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/EAU

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

None

Limited

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

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

None

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

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI77891)

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

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/EAU, STEARIC ACID, GLYCERIN, GLYCERYL STEARATE SE, CETYL ALCOHOL, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, FRAGRANCE/PARFUM, THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER, COCOGLYCERIDES, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, DIMETHICONE, HYDROGENATED DIDECENE, VP/HEXADECENE COPOLYMER, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) OIL, PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, SCLEROCARYA BIRREA SEED OIL, HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE OIL, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT EXTRACT, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE, OCTYLDODECYL ISOSTEARATE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, PEG-100 STEARATE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, PHENOXYETHANOL, MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE, CARBOMER, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, DISODIUM EDTA, BHT, TOCOPHEROL, CITRIC ACID, POTASSIUM SORBATE, SODIUM BENZOATE, TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI77891), BENZYL SALICYLATE, COUMARIN

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