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

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EOS Lip Balm, Lemon Drop, SPF 15 (2013 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed EOS Lip Balm, Lemon Drop, SPF 15 (2013 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 EOS Lip Balm, Lemon Drop, SPF 15 (2013 formulation) is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
OXYBENZONE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
OCTINOXATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
FLAVORMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OIL
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OILUse restrictions
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
STEVIA REBAUDIANA (SWEETLEAF) EXTRACT
STEVIA REBAUDIANA LEAF/STEM EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (AFRICAN OIL PALM) OIL
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) FRUIT OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited


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