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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Neutrogena Revitalizing Lip Balm, Petal Glow 40, SPF 20 (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Neutrogena Revitalizing Lip Balm, Petal Glow 40, SPF 20 (2012 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 Neutrogena Revitalizing Lip Balm, Petal Glow 40, SPF 20 (2012 formulation) is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
OXYBENZONE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data), Endocrine disruption, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
OCTINOXATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
FLAVORMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
ZINCEcotoxicology, Enhanced skin absorption, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
PETROLATUMOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (PAHS)
Data: Fair
CETYL LACTATEUse restrictions, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: None
D&C RED 7None Identified
Data: None
COPPER POWDERPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDESPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
MICAPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Good
BIS BEHENYL/ISOSTEARYL/PHYTOSTERYL DIMER DILINOLEYL DILINOLEATENone Identified
Data: None
STEAROXYMETHICONE/ DIMETHICONE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
PALMITOYL OLIGOPEPTIDENone Identified
Data: None
HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENENone Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITAN ISOSTEARATENone Identified
Data: None
ALUMINUM HYDROXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL TITANIUM TRIISOSTEARATE
ISOPROPYL TITANIUM TRIIOSTEARATE
None Identified
Data: None
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA CERA) WAX (CANDELILLA WAX)
None Identified
Data: Limited
SYNTHETIC WAXNone Identified
Data: Fair
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
POLYBUTENEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Limited
TRIBEHENINEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
SILICA SILYLATEUse restrictions
Data: None
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATEUse restrictions
Data: Limited


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