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Pharmacopia Citrus Body Lotion

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Pharmacopia Citrus Body Lotion product label collected on October 01, 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 Pharmacopia Citrus Body Lotion is 5.

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Data last updated: October 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
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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

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE ROOT EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FRUIT OIL

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

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

Fair

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

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)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

None
CITRUS RETICULATA PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS RETICULATA (TANGERINE) PEEL OIL

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA (BABASSU) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA SEED OIL

Fair
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) OIL
Appeared as: SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL

None
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Good

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Fair

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua/Water/Eau, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Sorbitan Stearate, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexyl Isononanoate, Palmitic Acid, Ceteth-20, Cetyl Palmitate, Cetyl Alcohol, Dimethicone, Stearic Acid, Isocetyl Stearate, Carbomer, *Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Sodium Hydroxide, Citrus Reticulata (Tangerine) Peel Oil, Distarch Phosphate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Orbignya Oleifera Seed Oil, Rosa Canina Fruit Oil, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Tetrasodium EDTA, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia Fruit Oil, *Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, *Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Polysorbate 20, *Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Squalane, Tocopheryl Acetate, Glycerin, Alcohol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Canola Oil, Lactic Acid, Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan), *Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, *Althaea Officinalis Root Extract, *Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, *Avena Sativa (Oat) Straw Extract, *Symphytum Officinale Root Extract, Citric Acid, Limonene, Linalool, Citral

Directions from packaging:

Apply to hands and body after shower or bath to seal in moisture. Use daily.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only.

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