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Alaffia Everyday Shea Body Lotion, Lavender

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Alaffia Everyday Shea Body Lotion, Lavender product label collected on October 19, 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 Alaffia Everyday Shea Body Lotion, Lavender is 2.

Data last updated: October 2021

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • 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)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON CITRATUS (LEMONGRASS) AQUEOUS EXTRACT

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) LEAF AQUEOUS EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

Limited
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA OIL
Appeared as: LAVANDULA HYBRIDA (LAVENDER) OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ELAEIS GUINEENSIS OIL+ (RED PALM)

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

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:

CYMBOPOGON CITRATUS (LEMONGRASS) AQUEOUS EXTRACT, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) LEAF AQUEOUS EXTRACT, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, POLYSORBATE 60, STEARIC ACID, LAVANDULA HYBRIDA (LAVENDER) OIL, PHENOXYETHANOL, ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (RED PALM) OIL+, POTASSIUM SORBATE, ASCORBIC ACID.

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