Johnson's Baby Oil (2014 formulation)
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EWG scientists reviewed the Johnson's Baby Oil (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 12, 2014 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 Johnson's Baby Oil (2014 formulation) is 3.
Data last updated: November 2014
Cancer: Ingredients linked to cancer in government, industry or academic studies or assessments.
Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity
Developmental and reproductive toxicity: Ingredients linked to developmental and reproductive toxicity, a broad class of health effects that range from infertility and reproductive organ cancers to birth defects and developmental delays in children.
Allergies & Immunotoxicity
Allergies and immunotoxicity: Ingredients linked to harm to the immune system, a class of health problems that manifest as allergic reactions or an impaired capacity to fight disease and repair damaged tissue in the body.
Use restrictions: Ingredients restricted or prohibited for use in cosmetics, according to industry safety guidelines, government requirements or guidance from the U.S., EU, Japan or Canada.
Other Ingredient Concerns
- Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
- Endocrine disruption
- Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
- Enhanced skin absorption
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
Product's Animal Testing Policies
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PETA: Companies That Do Test on Animals
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Product's Label Information
Ingredients from packaging:
Mineral Oil, Fragrance.
Directions from packaging:
For Baby: Use daily to help seal in moisture and to help prevent chafing. For You: For best results, apply while skin is still damp from shower or bath for superior moisturization. use daily to help skin stay soft and smooth.
Warnings from packaging:
For external use only. Do not apply to irritated skin. If rash occurs, discontinue use. Keep out of children's reach to avoid drinking and accidental inhalation which can cause serious injury. Should breathing problems occur, consult a doctor immediately. Remove quality seal before use. Do not use if seal is broken.
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