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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
January 2009

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Botanical Earth Olive Oil Natural Lip Balm (2008 formulation)

Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
CASTOR OIL
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
(USP)
Enhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
OLEA EUROPEA (OLIVE) OIL
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Fair
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
CANDELLIA WAX
None Identified
Data: Limited


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