EWG scientists reviewed Natural Ice Medicated Lip Protectant/Sunscreen, Original, SPF 15 (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 Natural Ice Medicated Lip Protectant/Sunscreen, Original, SPF 15 (2012 formulation) is 5.
|FRAGRANCE||Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation|
|PETROLATUM||Contamination concerns (PAHS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|MINERAL OIL||Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions|
|MENTHOL||Multiple, additive exposure sources|
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
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