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Bio Oil Dry Skin Gel

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Bio Oil Dry Skin Gel product label collected on December 08, 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 Bio Oil Dry Skin Gel is 7.

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Data last updated: December 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

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

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair
BHT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: MINERAL OIL (PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM)

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

Fair

None

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Fair

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

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

None

Limited

Limited

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

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

None

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

Fair

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
CALEDULA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
D&C RED NO. 33 (CI 17200)
Appeared as: RED 33 (CI 17200)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE)

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:

MINERAL OIL (PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM), ISOPROPYL PALMITATE, TRIISONONANOIN, CETEARYL ETHYLHEXANOATE, GLYCERIN, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, WATER/AQUA/EAU, ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE, UREA, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, ISOSTEARYL ISOSTEARATE, C26-28 ALKYL DIMETHICONE, SODIUM LACTATE, GLUCONOLACTONE, SODIUM PCA, SODIUM HYALURONATE, OCTYLDODECYL PCA, SUCROSE LAURATE, SUCROSE STEARATE, LACTIC ACID, LANOLIN, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, DIMETHICONE/VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER, BISABOLOL, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, SILICA, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, BHT, RETINYL PALMITATE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, NIACINAMIDE, LINOLEIC ACID, LINOLENIC ACID, TOCOPHEROL, ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER OIL, CALENDULA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL, LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL, FRAGRANCE (PARFUM), CITRONELLOL, FARNESOL, LIMONENE, LINALOOL, RED 33 (CI 17200).

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