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Trader Joe's Head To Toe Moisturizing Balm

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Trader Joe's Head To Toe Moisturizing Balm 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 Head To Toe Moisturizing Balm is 2.

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Data last updated: February 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None

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

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Fair
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS GOLOBULUS LEAF OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None
CETYL ETHYLHEXANOATE
Appeared as: CETYLL ETHYLHEXANOATE

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: MANGLFERA INDICA(MANGO)SEED BUTTER

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL FLOUR
Appeared as: AVENA SATIVA KERNEL FLOUR (OAT)

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE (COCONT; PALM)

Limited

Fair

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

Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Appeared as: COPERNICIA CERIFE(CARNAUBA) WAX

None

Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) OIL
Appeared as: PARUNUS ARMENACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA OIL (COCONUT)

Limited

None
SCHINZIOPHYTON RAUTANENII KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: SCHINZIOPHYON RAUTANENII KERNEL OIL

Limited

None
BIS-DIGLYCERYL POLYACYLADIPATE-2
Appeared as: BIS-DIGLYCRYL POLYACYLADIPATE-2

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:

BUTYROSPERMUM PARKI (SHEA) BUTTER, BEESWAX, CETYLL ETHYLHEXANOATE, MANGLFERA INDICA(MANGO)SEED BUTTER, AVENA SATIVA (OAT)KERNEL FLOUR, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE (COCONT AND PALM), THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER, ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE, COPERNICIA CERIFE(CARNAUBA) WAX, METHYLHEPTYL ISOSTEARATE, PARUNUS ARMENACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT)OIL, MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL, SCHINZIOPHYON RAUTANENII KERNEL OIL, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL, LAVANDULA ANGUSTFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL, EUCALYPTUS GOLOBULUS LEAF OIL, BIS-DIGLYCRYL POLYACYLADIPATE-2, CITRIC ACID.

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