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

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Ajara Ayurvedic Beauty Vanilla Chai Lip Balm (2011 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Ajara Ayurvedic Beauty Vanilla Chai Lip Balm (2011 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 Ajara Ayurvedic Beauty Vanilla Chai Lip Balm (2011 formulation) is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 
Other MODERATE concerns: Contamination concerns; Other LOW concerns: Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Data gaps, Ecotoxicology

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE)Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CASTOR OIL
(ORGANIC)
Enhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER)None Identified
Data: Limited
ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM (CARDAMOM)None Identified
Data: Limited
BENZOIN OILNone Identified
Data: None
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
CINNAMOMUM CASSIA (CINNAMON) LEAF OIL
CINNAMON OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) 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