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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Burt's Bees Fragrance Free Body Lotion, Shea Butter & Vitamin E (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Burt's Bees Fragrance Free Body Lotion, Shea Butter & Vitamin E (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 Fragrance Free Body Lotion, Shea Butter & Vitamin E (2012 formulation) is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
LACTIC ACIDUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Good
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOATEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Good
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) FRUITNone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-3 STEARATENone Identified
Data: None
BUTTERMILK POWDERNone Identified
Data: Limited
CENTAUREA CYANUS (CORNFLOWER) FLOWER EXTRACT
CENTAUREA CYANUS (CORNFLOWER) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
TILIA CORDATA (LINDEN) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT (ROSEMARY)
None Identified
Data: Limited
GLUCOSE OXIDASENone Identified
Data: Fair
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
CALENDULA (CALENDULA OFFICINALIS) FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
OTOGIRISOU EKISU
HYPERICUM PERFORATUM EXTRACT
Cancer
Data: Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
COCOS NUCIFERA OIL (COCONUT)
None Identified
Data: Fair
SUCROSE STEARATENone Identified
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL
GLYCINE SOJA OIL (SOYBEAN)
None Identified
Data: Fair
GLUCOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM STEAROYL LACTYLATE
SODIUM STEARYL LACTYLATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
LACTOPEROXIDASENone Identified
Data: Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL (SUNFLOWER)
None Identified
Data: Fair
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL (OLIVE)
None Identified
Data: Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
CANOLA OILMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE
MAGNESIUM ALUMINIUM SILICATE
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
DECYL COCOATEUse restrictions
Data: None
GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATEUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: None
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) LEAF JUICE
Use restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT (MATRICARIA)
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
Data: Robust


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