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Burt's Bees, Inc.

Health Concerns of Ingredients:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredients Used by Burt's Bees, Inc.

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
FRAGRANCE8 productsMiscellaneous, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)7 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
FLAVOR2 productsMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)8 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
SD ALCOHOL 16 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer
Data: Limited
LACTIC ACID2 productsUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Good
PHENOXYETHANOL9 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
LECITHIN7 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
POTASSIUM SORBATE9 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SORBIC ACID6 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SODIUM LACTATE3 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL LAURATE1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS)
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOATE9 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT1 productsUse restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL1 productsUse restrictions, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Limited
ALUMINA7 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
IRON OXIDES3 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ETHANOL5 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
MICA3 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUS3 productsNone Identified
Data: Good
GLYCERIN10 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACID9 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
ACER SACCHARUM (SUGAR MAPLE) EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ALCHEMILLA VULGARIS (LADY'S MANTLE) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BELLIS PERENNIS (DAISY) FLOWER EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BETA VULGARIS (COMMON BEET) ROOT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER)1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DICAPRYLYL ETHER1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) LEAF EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA (ROSELLE) FLOWER EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS (GOLDENSEAL) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED ADANSONIA DIGITATA EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROLYZED CORN STARCH1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
LONICERA CAPRIFOLIUM (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
LYSOLECITHIN1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MALVA SYLVESTRIS (COMMON MALLOW) LEAF EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MELISSA OFFICINALIS (LEMON BALM) LEAF EXTRACT1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
NELUMBO NUCIFERA (SACRED LOTUS) FLOWER EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PORIA COCOS (FU-LING) EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) FRUIT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PULLULAN1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
RNA3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) SEED OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE) EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SCLEROTIUM GUM1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM LAURYL GLUCOSIDEOXYACETATE6 productsNone Identified
Data: None
STEVIA REBAUDIANA (SWEETLEAF) EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
VERONICA OFFICINALIS (SPEEDWELL) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ADANSONIA DIGITATA FRUIT EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
AMORPHOPHALLUS KONJAC ROOT POWDER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CITRULLUS VULGARIS (WATERMELON) FRUIT EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DIPTERYX ODORATA SEED EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
KINGINKA EKISU2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
LEMON EKISU2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
LENS ESCULENTA (LENTIL) FRUIT EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MORINDA CITRIFOLIA FRUIT EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PHRAGMITES COMMUNIS EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POLYGLYCERYL-2 DIPOLYHYDROXYSTEARATE6 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PRIMULA VERIS EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM PHYTATE8 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIFOLIUM PRATENSE (CLOVER) LEAF EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
LEUCONOSTOC/RADISH ROOT FERMENT FILTRATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SCUTELLARIA LATERIFLORA EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
LEUCOJUM AESTIVUM BULB EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
LACTOBACILLUS/DIPTERYX ODORATA SEED FERMENT FILTRATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
FUSEL WHEAT BRAN/STRAW GLYCOSIDES1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ISOAMYL COCOATE6 productsNone Identified
Data: None
EMBLICA OFFICINALIS (INDIAN GOOSEBERRY) FRUIT POWDER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SORBITAN OLEATE DECYLGLUCOSIDE CROSSPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CALLITRIS COLUMELLARIS (WHITE CYPRESS) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) ESTERS5 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PENTYLENE GLYCOL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-3 POLYRICINOLEATE7 productsNone Identified
Data: None
LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ARACHIDYL ALCOHOL4 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
ARGININE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE8 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL6 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
HONEY EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MALTODEXTRIN1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID9 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ROYAL JELLY1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM STEAROYL LACTYLATE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUM7 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
COFFEE EKISU1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
GLUCONIC ACID1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
P-ANISIC ACID1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
BEESWAX9 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BEHENYL ALCOHOL6 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL7 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL6 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ISOSTEARIC ACID7 productsEcotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE6 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SALIX NIGRA (BLACK WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM CITRATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITAN STEARATE6 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIHYDROXYSTEARIN3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE1 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
OCTYLDODECANOL3 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOL6 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BISABOLOL2 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROL7 productsCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CARRAGEENAN1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
STEARIC ACID7 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
CAPRYLYL/ CAPRYL GLUCOSIDE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
COCO-CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
LAURYL GLUCOSIDE6 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL WAX2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM COCOYL GLUTAMATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-4 CAPRATE7 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE3 productsUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE6 productsUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) LEAF EXTRACT1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
OLEYL ERUCATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
PHENETHYL ALCOHOL1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM PCA3 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW)1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ISOAMYL LAURATE8 productsUse restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: None
POLYGLYCERYL-5 OLEATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
DECYL OLEATE7 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SUCROSE1 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATER10 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust

* Product counts only include current formulations sold by this company. The company may have other discontinued formulations that use this ingredient. Clicking on the link "X products" will identify all product formulations by this company that have used the ingredient.



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