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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Burt's Bees Natural Acne Solutions Spot Treatment for blemishes

EWG scientists reviewed Burt's Bees Natural Acne Solutions Spot Treatment for blemishes 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 Natural Acne Solutions Spot Treatment for blemishes is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
ALCOHOL DENATUREDEnhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SALICYLIC ACIDEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW) EXTRACT
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (YARROW) EXTRACT (YARROW)
Multiple, additive exposure sources, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
MELALEUCA ALTEMIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL (TEA TREE)
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) OIL
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OIL (LEMON)
None Identified
Data: Limited
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE) EXTRACT
BORAGE (BORAGO OFFICINALIS) EXTRACT (BORAGE)
None Identified
Data: Limited
CARUM PETROSELINUM (PARSLEY) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
FOENICULUM VULGARE (FENNEL) FRUIT POWDER
FENNEL (FOENICULUM VULGARE) FRUIT (FENNEL)
None Identified
Data: Limited
SALIX NIGRA (BLACK WILLOW) EXTRACT
SALIX NIGRA (WILLOW BARK) EXTRACT (WILLOW)
None Identified
Data: Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
CALENDULA (CALENDULA OFFICINALIS) FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
JUNIPERUS COMMUNIS (JUNIPER) FRUIT OIL
JUNIPERUS COMMUNIS FRUIT OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
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