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Bum Boosa Bamboo Baby Wipes (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Bum Boosa Bamboo Baby Wipes (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 2013 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 Bum Boosa Bamboo Baby Wipes (old formulation) is 2.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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

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

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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.

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Polysorbate 20, Vegetable Glycerin, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Citrus Sinensis (Sweet Orange) Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf (Organic Aloe Vera), Calendula Extract, Tocopherol Acetate (Vitamin E), Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Citric Acid

Directions from packaging:

Lift lid and peel back label. Use wipe only once and discard. Dispose of wipe in garbage. Do not flush. Close tightly after use.

Warnings from packaging:

To avoid risk of choking & suffocation keep out of reach of children. Discontinue use if rash or irritation develop. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not flush.

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