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

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Supergoop! Mint Fusion Lip Balm with Shea Butter, SPF 30 (2013 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Supergoop! Mint Fusion Lip Balm with Shea Butter, SPF 30 (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 Supergoop! Mint Fusion Lip Balm with Shea Butter, SPF 30 (2013 formulation) is 3.
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
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
MINERAL OIL
PROLATUM OIL
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
OCTISALATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
MENTHONE GLYCERIN ACETALEcotoxicology, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: None
POLYSILICONE-15Use restrictions
Data: None
AVOBENZONE
(Active Ingredient)
Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
MENTHOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SORBITAN OLEATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) JUICE
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) FRUIT
BUTYROSPERMYM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) FRUIT
None Identified
Data: Limited
OZOKERITENone Identified
Data: Limited
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) OIL
MENTHA VIRIDIS (SPEARMINT) LEAF OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
HONEYInnocuous
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