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Hempz Exotic Green Tea & Asian Pear Herbal Body Moisturizer

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Hempz Exotic Green Tea & Asian Pear Herbal Body Moisturizer product label collected on February 03, 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 Hempz Exotic Green Tea & Asian Pear Herbal Body Moisturizer is 8.

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Data last updated: February 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

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
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited
D&C YELLOW NO. 10 (CI 47005)
Appeared as: YELLOW 10

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (ZINC, ANILINE, and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Fair

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

Good

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair
FD&C GREEN NO. 3 (CI 42053)
Appeared as: GREEN 3

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Contamination concerns (MANGANESE and ANILINE)

Limited
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE LEAF EXTRACT

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and OXAZOLIDINE)

Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CANNABIS SATIVA SEED OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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)

Limited

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

Robust

Fair

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

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

Limited

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

Limited
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUTERPE OLERACEA FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
LYCIUM BARBARUM (MATRIMONY VINE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LYCIUM BARBARUM FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
PYRUS COMMUNIS (PEAR) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PYRUS COMMUNIS FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Fair
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CUCUMIS SATIVUS FRUIT EXTRACT

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

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ZINGIBER OFFICINALE ROOT EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

water, propanediol, isopropyl palmitate, glycerin, butyrospermum parkii butter, dimethicone, sorbitan stearate, fragrance, stearic acid, glyceryl stearate, peg-100 stearate, cannabis sativa seed oil, helianthus annuus seed oil, aloe barbadensis leaf juice, euterpe oleracea fruit extract, lycium barbarum fruit extract, pyrus communis fruit extract, althaea officinalis root extract, symphytum officinale leaf extract, citric acid, chamomilla recutita flower extract, cucumis sativus fruit extract, calendula officinalis flower extract, zingiber officinale root extract, tocopherol, phenoxyethanol, cetyl alcohol, nylon-12, polysorbate 40, carbomer, aminomethyl propanol, tocopheryl acetate, hexyl cinnamal, disodium edta, linalool, geraniol, limonene, benzyl salicylate, methylisothiazolinone, yellow 10, ascorbic acid, retinyl palmitate, green 3, potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate

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