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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2010

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Burt's Bees Naturally Ageless Smoothing Eye Creme (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Burt's Bees Naturally Ageless Smoothing Eye Creme (2010 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 Naturally Ageless Smoothing Eye Creme (2010 formulation) is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SD ALCOHOL 1
ALCOHOL DENAT.
Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
SALIX NIGRA (BLACK WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
SALIX NIGRA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
LANOLINAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
PROPANEDIOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
COCO-GLUCOSIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
ACMELLA OLERACEA (SPILANTHES) EXTRACT
ACMELLA OLERACEA (PARA CRESS) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
MAGNOLIA GRANDIFLORA BARK EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
AESCULUS HIPPOCASTANUM (HORSE CHESTNUT) SEED EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE FRUIT) OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
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