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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
June 2010

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Avon AVON BASICS Care Deeply with Aloe 2010 Calendar Lip Balm (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Avon AVON BASICS Care Deeply with Aloe 2010 Calendar Lip Balm (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 Avon AVON BASICS Care Deeply with Aloe 2010 Calendar Lip Balm (2010 formulation) is 5.
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
OCTINOXATE
ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
BHTCancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PETROLATUMContamination concerns (PAHS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BENZOIC ACIDData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
HYDROGENATED POLYDECENEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: None
ISOPROPYL LANOLATEAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
PARAFFINOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) EXTRACT
ALOE BARBADENSIS EXTRACT
Data gaps, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
OZOKERITENone Identified
Data: Limited
SYNTHETIC WAXNone Identified
Data: Fair


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