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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
March 2010

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Burt's Bees Natural Skin Care for Men Body Wash (old formulation) (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Burt's Bees Natural Skin Care for Men Body Wash (old formulation) (2009 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 Burt's Bees Natural Skin Care for Men Body Wash (old formulation) (2009 formulation) is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OIL
LEMON OIL
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA LEAF OIL
PETITGRAIN OIL
Use restrictions
Data: None
CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FRUIT OIL
BERGAMOT OIL
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (SWEET ORANGE) OILEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
COCO-BETAINEEcotoxicology
Data: None
BETAINEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL OLEATEEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
COCO-GLUCOSIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
DECYL GLUCOSIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
LAURYL GLUCOSIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ABIES (FIR) NEEDLE OIL
FIR OIL
None Identified
Data: None
GLUCOSE OXIDASENone Identified
Data: Fair
SUCROSE LAURATENone Identified
Data: Limited
VEGETABLE GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLUCOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCINE SOJA PROTEIN
SOY PROTEIN
None Identified
Data: Fair
LACTOPEROXIDASENone Identified
Data: Fair
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL
ROSEMARY OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
HONEYInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer