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Adiva Naturals Therapeutic Shea Butter

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Adiva Naturals Therapeutic Shea Butter product label collected on August 17, 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 Adiva Naturals Therapeutic Shea Butter is 1.

Data last updated: August 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE)
Appeared as: CLOVE

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
PIPER NIGRUM (BLACK PEPPER) OIL
Appeared as: BLACKPEPPER OIL

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER)
Appeared as: GINGER

Limited
HELICHRYSUM ITALICUM (EVERLASTING)
Appeared as: HILYCHIRUM

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

Limited
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS)
Appeared as: LEMONGRASS

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SAFFLOWER OIL

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:

(All Organic) shea butter, blackpepper oil, clove, ginger, camphor, hilychirum, lemongrass, wintergreen and safflower oil

Directions from packaging:

To effectively relieve pain, apply liberally to the affected area(s) and continue to massage in thoroughly for a minute or so until you can see that it has been absorbed through the skin

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