Alba Botanica Un-Petroleum MULTI-PURPOSE Jelly
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EWG scientists reviewed the Alba Botanica Un-Petroleum MULTI-PURPOSE Jelly product label collected on July 28, 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 Alba Botanica Un-Petroleum MULTI-PURPOSE Jelly is 1.
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Data last updated: July 2020
Cancer: Ingredients linked to cancer in government, industry or academic studies or assessments.
Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity
Developmental and reproductive toxicity: Ingredients linked to developmental and reproductive toxicity, a broad class of health effects that range from infertility and reproductive organ cancers to birth defects and developmental delays in children.
Allergies & Immunotoxicity
Allergies and immunotoxicity: Ingredients linked to harm to the immune system, a class of health problems that manifest as allergic reactions or an impaired capacity to fight disease and repair damaged tissue in the body.
Use restrictions: Ingredients restricted or prohibited for use in cosmetics, according to industry safety guidelines, government requirements or guidance from the U.S., EU, Japan or Canada.
Other Ingredient Concerns
- Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
- Contamination concerns
- Enhanced skin absorption
• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL
Appeared as: BEESWAX/CERA ALBA
Product's Animal Testing Policies
Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.
PETA Cruelty-free Companies
Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."
For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx
Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.
For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/
Product's Label Information
Ingredients from packaging:
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL(1), BEESWAX/CERA ALBA, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Directions from packaging:
Apply to clean, dry skin.
Warnings from packaging:
caution: For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children.
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