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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
March 2009

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Save Your Lips All Natural Lip Balm Green Tea (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Save Your Lips All Natural Lip Balm Green Tea (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 Save Your Lips All Natural Lip Balm Green Tea (2009 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CORIANDRUM SATIVUM (CORIANDER) FRUIT OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI (PALMAROSA) OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ILEX PARAGUARIENSIS (MATE) LEAF EXTRACT
ILEX PARAGUARIENSIS (YERBA MATÉ) LEAF EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM (THEOBROMA) SEED BUTTER
THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM (CUPUACU) FRUIT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTERNone Identified
Data: Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
CYMBOPOGON (LEMON GRASS) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
OCIMUM BASILICUM (SWEET BASIL) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARUM CARVI (CARAWAY) FRUIT OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited


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