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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
November 2014

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Hempz Age Defying Herbal Body Moisturizer (2014 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Hempz Age Defying Herbal Body Moisturizer (2014 formulation) 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 Hempz Age Defying Herbal Body Moisturizer (2014 formulation) is 8.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A ACETATE)Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
FRAGRANCEMiscellaneous, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
LYRAL
HYDROXYISOHEXL 3 CYCLOHEXENE CARBOXALDEHYDE
Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
BENZYL BENZOATEUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption
Data: Fair
ALPHA-ISOMETHYL IONONEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
HEXYL CINNAMALUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
LINALOOLUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
PEG-100 STEARATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-40Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-20Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
AMINOMETHYL PROPANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE)
Data: Fair
SULISOBENZONE
BENZOPHENONE 4
Enhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) LEAF JUICE
Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OILUse restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT (MATRICARIA)
None Identified
Data: Limited
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT
CUCUMIS SATIVUS FRUIT EXTRACT (CUCUMBER)
None Identified
Data: Fair
PALMITOYL PENTAPEPTIDE-4None Identified
Data: None
PHOSPHOLIPIDSNone Identified
Data: Fair
COLA ACUMINATA (KOLA) SEED EXTRACT
COLA ACUMINATA SEED EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
DIPALMITOYL HYDROXYPROLINENone Identified
Data: None
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
CALENDULA (CALENDULA OFFICINALIS) FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS ROOT EXTRACT
ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS (MARSHMALLOW) ROOT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
ALGAE EXTRACT
ALGAE (SEAWEED) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL PALMITATENone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITAN PALMITATENone Identified
Data: Limited
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)None Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
CAFFEINEPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Good
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
NYLON-12Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FD&C YELLOW 6 ALUMINUM LAKE
YELLOW 6 ALUMINUM LAKE (CI 15985) (CI 15985)
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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