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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
March 2009

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Herban Lifestyle Mint Chocolate Chip Lip Balm (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Herban Lifestyle Mint Chocolate Chip Lip Balm (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 Herban Lifestyle Mint Chocolate Chip Lip Balm (2009 formulation) is 1.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
LECITHIN
(ORGANIC)
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROL
(PLANT-DERIVED)
Cancer
Data: Fair
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
PEPPERMINT ESSENTIAL OIL
(ORGANIC)
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CHOCOLATE
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Fair
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
COCOA BUTTER
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
BEESWAX
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
JOJOBA OIL
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
SUCROSE
SUGAR
(ORGANIC)
Innocuous
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