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Burt's Bees Baby Bee Nourishing Lotion, Original (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Burt's Bees Baby Bee Nourishing Lotion, Original (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 Burt's Bees Baby Bee Nourishing Lotion, Original (2014 formulation) is 5.

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Data last updated: November 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: MATRICARIA (CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA) EXTRACT

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (ROMAN CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
BUTTERMILK POWDER
Appeared as: BUTTERMILK (BUTYRIS LAC) POWDER

Fair

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Fair

Limited

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

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
CENTAUREA CYANUS (CORNFLOWER) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTAUREA CYANUS (CORNFLOWER) EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited
OTOGIRISOU EKISU
Appeared as: HYPERICUM PERFORATUM EXTRACT

• Cancer (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Robust

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

Fair

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:

Water, Glycerin, Decyl Cocoate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Cera Alba (Beeswax), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Polyglyceryl 3 Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Cetyl Alcohol, Buttermilk (Butyris Lac) Powder, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Matricaria (Chamomilla Recutita) Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Centaurea Cyanus (Cornflower) Extract, Tilia Cordata (Linden) Flower Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Anthemis Nobilis (Roman Chamomile) Flower Extract, Hypericum Perforatum Extract, Fragrance, Tocopherol, Sucrose Stearate, Xanthan Gum, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Canola Oil, Lactic Acid, Citric Acid, Glucose, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Sodium Benzoate, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Phenoxyethanol, Glucose Oxidase, Lactoperoxidase, Limonene

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