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La Pierre Intensive Therapy Cuticle Butter

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the La Pierre Intensive Therapy Cuticle Butter product label collected on October 21, 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 La Pierre Intensive Therapy Cuticle Butter is 2.

Data last updated: October 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDE
Appeared as: SODIUM HYDROXIDE (PH MODIFIER)

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

Limited
POLYSORBATE-60
Appeared as: POLYSORBATE-60 (PLANT DERIVED)

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

Limited
DIMETHICONE
Appeared as: DIMETHICONE (MINERAL BASED)

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

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DEIONIZED AQUA (WATER)

Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CETEARYL ALCOHOL (PLANT DERIVED)

Fair

Fair
STEARIC ACID
Appeared as: STEARIC ACID (PLANT DERIVED)

Fair

None
VEGETABLE GUM/ GLYCERIN EXTRACT
Appeared as: KOSHER VEGETABLE GLYCERIN (PLANT DERIVED)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE (PLANT DERIVED)

Fair
ISOPROPYL PALMITATE
Appeared as: ISOPROPYL PALMITATE (PALM) OIL

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) BUTTER

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
GARCINIA INDICA SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: GARCINIA INDICA SEED BUTTER (KOKUM) BUTTER

Limited
DIMETHYL POLYSILOXANE
Appeared as: DIMETHYLPOLYSILOXANE (MINERAL BASED)

Limited
GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE (NATURAL)

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
LONICERA JAPONICA (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: LONICERA JAPONICA EXTRACT (HONEYSUCKLE)

Limited

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

Limited

Limited
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL PLANT) EXTRACT

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS EXTRACT
Appeared as: PELAGONIUM GRAVOLEONS (GERANIUM) EXTRACT

Limited

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:

Deionized Aqua (Water), Cetearyl Alcohol (Plant Derived), Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Stearic Acid (Plant Derived), Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower Seed Oil), Kosher Vegetable Glycerin (Plant Derived), Glyceryl Stearate (Plant Derived), Polysorbate-60 (Plant Derived), Isopropyl Palmitate (Palm Oil), Dimethicone (mineral based), Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa Butter), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Garcinia Indica Seed Butter (Kokum Butter), Phenoxyethanol (Preservative), Dimethylpolysiloxane (Mineral Based), Glyceryl Caprylate (Natural Preservative), Carbomer, Sodium Hydroxide (pH Modifier), Tocopherol (Antioxidant), Ethylhexylglycerin (Preservative), Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Extract (Natural Preservative), Organic Aloe Barbardensis Leaf (Aloe Vera Extract), Organic Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola Extract), Organic Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail Plant Extract), Organic Pelagonium Gravoleons (Geranium Extract), Organic Taraxacum Officinale (Dandelion Extract).

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