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Trader Joe's Ultra Hydrating Gel Moisturizer with Aloe & Green Tea Extract

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Trader Joe's Ultra Hydrating Gel Moisturizer with Aloe & Green Tea Extract product label collected on February 11, 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 Trader Joe's Ultra Hydrating Gel Moisturizer with Aloe & Green Tea Extract is 2.

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 LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
PHENOXYETHANOL
Appeared as: PHEONXYETHANOL

• 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)

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

None
SACCHARIDE ISOMERATE
Appeared as: SACCHARIDE ISOMEARATE

None

Limited

Limited

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

None

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

None

Fair

Limited

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Fair

Limited
SILYBUM MARIANUM (LADY'S THISTLE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SILYBUM MARIANUM (MILK THISTLE) EXTRACT

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

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

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER (AQUA), GLYCERIN, SACCHARIDE ISOMEARATE, PROPANEDIOL, AMMONIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYLTAURATE/VP COPOLYMER, PHEONXYETHANOL, POLYAMIDE-5, DIMETHICONE, HYDROXYACETOPHENONE, POLYSILICONE-11, SQUALANE, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, LAURETH-12, CETEARYL OLIVATE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, SORBITAN OLIVATE, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, LACTOBACILLUS FERMENT, TOCOPHEROL, SODIUM STEAROYL LACTYLATE, SODIUM HYALURONATE, SILYBUM MARIANUM (MILK THISTLE) EXTRACT, BETULA ALBA (BIRCH) LEAF EXTRACT, BETA-SITOSTEROL, PANTHENOL, SQUALENE, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT EXTRACT, CITRIC ACID, CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT, SODIUM CITRATE.

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