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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
February 2011

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Herbaliz Lip Balm (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Herbaliz 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 Herbaliz Lip Balm (old formulation) is 1.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
CASTOR OIL
(ORGANIC)
Enhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY)
COMFREY (SYMPHYTUM OFFICIANLE)
(ORGANIC)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROL
(PLANT-DERIVED)
Cancer
Data: Fair
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
PEPPERMINT (MENTHA PIPERITA) ESSENTIAL OIL
(ORGANIC)
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PLANTAGO MAJOR (PLANTAIN)
PLANTAIN (PLANTAGO MAJOR)
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) OIL
GRAPEFRUIT (CITRUS X PARADISI) ESSENTIAL OIL
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD)
CALENDULA (CALENDULA OFFICINALIS)
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Fair
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
CACAO BUTTER (THEOBROMA CACAO)
None Identified
Data: Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
COCONUT OIL (COCOS NUCIFERA)
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Fair
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
SHEA BUTTER (BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII)
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
LANOLIN OIL
LANOLIN (OVIS AIRES)
None 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