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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Avalon Organics VITAMIN C RENEWAL - Soothing Lip Balm (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Avalon Organics VITAMIN C RENEWAL - Soothing Lip Balm (old 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 Avalon Organics VITAMIN C RENEWAL - Soothing Lip Balm (old formulation) is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
LIMONENEDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
FLAVORMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN WAXMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CASTOR OIL
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Enhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
STEVIA REBAUDIANA (SWEETLEAF) EXTRACT
STEVIA REBAUDIANA LEAF/STEM EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
BEHENYL ALCOHOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)None 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