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John Masters Organics Body Milk with Geranium & Grapefruit

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the John Masters Organics Body Milk with Geranium & Grapefruit product label collected on June 25, 2021 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 John Masters Organics Body Milk with Geranium & Grapefruit is 4.

Data last updated: June 2021

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_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
  • 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
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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)

Fair

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

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS FLOWER OIL (GERANIUM)

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE * (ALOE VERA)

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER* (SHEA)

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH
Appeared as: ZEA MAYS STARCH* (CORN)

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Appeared as: CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Good
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN)
Appeared as: CARRAGEENAN

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

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

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For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (Aloe Vera)*, Water (Aqua), Glycerin*, Isoamyl Laurate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter*, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Candelilla/Jojoba/Rice Bran Polyglyceryl-3 Esters, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch*, Cetearyl Glucoside, Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Glyceryl Caprylate, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Glyceryl Stearate, Carrageenan, Levulinic Acid, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Sodium Gluconate, Undecylenic Acid, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Levulinate, Lavandula Hybrida Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil (Geranium), Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, Stearic Acid, Potassium Hydroxide, Citral , Citronellol , Geraniol , Limonene , Linalool

Directions from packaging:

1. apply liberally to body after shower

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