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Data last updated:
October 2012

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Burt's Bees Sunscreen with Hemp Seed Oil, SPF 30 (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Burt's Bees Sunscreen with Hemp Seed Oil, SPF 30 (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 Burt's Bees Sunscreen with Hemp Seed Oil, SPF 30 (2012 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCE
FRAGRANE
Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
SODIUM BORATEDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ACACIA SENEGAL GUMData gaps, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BETA CAROTENEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OILUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY) EXTRACTOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ALUMINUM HYDROXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CANOLA OILMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
HYDRATED SILICAPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CRATAEGUS OXYACANTHA EXTRACT
CRATAEGUS OXYACANTHUS STEM EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) EXTRACT
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA)WATCH HAZEL) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS (GOLDENSEAL) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
ROSMARINUS OFFICNALLIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
GLUCOSE OXIDASENone Identified
Data: Fair
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (CALENDULA) FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
SUCROSE DISTEARATENone Identified
Data: Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
SUCROSE STEARATENone Identified
Data: Limited
ALGINIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLUCOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
LACTOPEROXIDASENone Identified
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
Data: Robust


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