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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
March 2011

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Be Green Bath and Body Moisturizing Peppermint Lip Balm (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Be Green Bath and Body Moisturizing Peppermint Lip Balm (old 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 Be Green Bath and Body Moisturizing Peppermint Lip Balm (old formulation) is 1.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
ZINC OXIDEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CASTOR OIL
(ORGANIC)
Enhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) LEAF OIL
MENTHA PIPERITA LEAF OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
ORGANIC SUNFLOWER OIL
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Fair
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS PERSICA (PEACH) KERNEL 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