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

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Beyond Coastal Lip Balm, Citrus Grove, SPF 15 (2013 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Beyond Coastal Lip Balm, Citrus Grove, 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 Beyond Coastal Lip Balm, Citrus Grove, SPF 15 (2013 formulation) is 1.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
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
OCTOCRYLENE
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
AVOBENZONE
(Active Ingredient)
Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (SWEET ORANGE) OIL
ESSENTIAL OIL OF SWEET ORANGE
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROL
VITAMIN E
Cancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) OIL
ALOE BARBADENSIS OIL (ALOE VERA)
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ILEX PARAGUARIENSIS (MATE) LEAF EXTRACT
ILEX PARAGUARIENSIS LEAF EXTRACT (YERBA MATé)
None Identified
Data: Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
None Identified
Data: Limited
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
BUTYROSPERUM PARKI (SHEA BUTTER)
None 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