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Gold Bond Ultimate Skin Therapy Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Gold Bond Ultimate Skin Therapy Cream product label collected on February 06, 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 Gold Bond Ultimate Skin Therapy Cream is 6.

Data last updated: February 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
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (PAHS)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (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

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Robust

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE

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

Limited

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited

Fair
HORDEUM VULGARE (BARLEY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HORDEUM VULGARE EXTRACT

Limited

None

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

None

Fair

Fair

None

Fair
CERAMIDE
Appeared as: CERAMIDE NS

Fair
CERAMIDE
Appeared as: CERAMIDE EOS

Fair

None

None
HYDROXYCAPROYL PHYTOSPHINGOSINE
Appeared as: CAPROOYL PHYTOSPHINGOSINE

Limited
CAPROYL SPHINGOSINE
Appeared as: CAPROOYL SPHINGOSINE

None

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited

Limited

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

None

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

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

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, GLYCERIN, HYDROXYETHYL UREA, DIMETHICONE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, PETROLATUM, STEARETH-21, DISTEARYLDIMONIUM CHLORIDE, JOJOBA ESTERS, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, BEHENTRIMONIUM METHOSULFATE, METHYL GLUCETH-20, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER EXTRACT, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT, CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) FRUIT EXTRACT, PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT, CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) EXTRACT, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED EXTRACT, HORDEUM VULGARE EXTRACT, SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGARCANE) EXTRACT, HYDROLYZED JOJOBA ESTERS, COCODIMONIUM HYDROXYPROPYL HYDROLYZED RICE PROTEIN, 3-0-ETHYL ASCORBIC ACID, NIACINAMIDE, UBIQUINONE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, CERAMIDE NP, CERAMIDE NS, CERAMIDE EOS, CERAMIDE EOP, CERAMIDE AP, CAPROOYL PHYTOSPHINGOSINE, CAPROOYL SPHINGOSINE, STEARAMIDOPROPYL PG-DIMONIUM CHLORIDE PHOSPHATE, CETYL ALCOHOL, CHOLESTEROL, CETEARETH-25, BEHENIC ACID, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, PROPYLENE GLYCOL DICAPRATE, POLYSORBATE 60, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE, METHYLPARABEN, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE, EDTA, FRAGRANCE (333-074)

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