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Badger Classic Lip Balm, Ginger & Lemon (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Badger Classic Lip Balm, Ginger & Lemon (old formulation) product label collected on September 13, 2016 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 Badger Classic Lip Balm, Ginger & Lemon (old formulation) is 3.

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Data last updated: September 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) ESSENTIAL OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (SWEET ORANGE) ESSENTIAL OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIP) CO2 EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

None
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) CO2 EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE) OIL

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE) EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEABUCKTHORN) CO2 EXTRACT

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) OIL
Appeared as: ZINGIBER OFFICINALIS (GINGER) ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
CYMBOPOGON (LEMON GRASS) OIL
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM (CARDAMOM) OIL
Appeared as: ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM (CARDAMOM) ESSENTIAL OIL.

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

*Olea Europaea (Extra Virgin Olive) Oil; *Cera Alba (Beeswax); *Ricinus Communis (Castor) Oil; *Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe) Extract; and CO2 Extracts of *Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary); *Hippophae Rhamnoides (Seabuckthorn); & *Rosa Canina (Rosehip). Essential Oils of *Zingiber Officinalis (Ginger); *Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Sweet Orange); *Cymbopogon Schoenanthus (Lemongrass); *Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon); and *Elettaria Cardamomum (Cardamom). * = Certified organic

Directions from packaging:

N/A

Warnings from packaging:

N/A

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