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Burt's Bees Radiance Night Creme with Royal Jelly (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Burt's Bees Radiance Night Creme with Royal Jelly (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 11, 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 Radiance Night Creme with Royal Jelly (2014 formulation) is 6.

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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_MODERATE

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
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
  • 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)

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM PEEL EXTRACT (LEMON)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• 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)

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FRUIT EXTRACT

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

Limited
SD ALCOHOL 1
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
BETULA ALBA (BIRCH) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: BETULA ALBA BARK EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

Limited
PINUS STROBUS (WHITE PINE) CONE EXTRACT
Appeared as: PINUS STROBUS CONE EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 75130
Appeared as: BETA-CAROTENE

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL (SUNFLOWER)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited
PRUNUS SEROTINA (WILD CHERRY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PRUNUS SEROTINA BARK EXTRACT (WILD CHERRY)

Limited

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

None

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER (SHEA)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: MENTHA VIRIDIS EXTRACT (SPEARMINT)

Limited
ARCTIUM LAPPA (BURDOCK) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARCTIUM LAPPA ROOT EXTRACT

Fair
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CUCUMIS SATIVUS FRUIT EXTRACT (CUCUMBER)

None

Limited
EUPHRASIA OFFICINALIS (EYEBRIGHT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUPHRASIA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA LEAF EXTRACT (WITCH HAZEL)

Limited
HUMULUS LUPULUS (HOPS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HUMULUS LUPULUS EXTRACT (HOPS)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT (ROSEMARY)

Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALVIA OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT (SAGE)

Limited
URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: URTICA DIOCA EXTRACT (NETTLE)

Fair

Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL
Appeared as: GLYCINE SOJA OIL (SOYBEAN)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

None

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, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil (Sunflower), Glycerin, Cetyl Alcohol, Stearic Acid, Sucrose Stearate, Fragrance, Kaolin, Royal Jelly, Lecithin, Prunus Serotina Bark Extract (Wild Cherry), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters, Butyrospermum Parkii Butter (Shea), Jojoba Esters, Pollen Extract, Mentha Viridis Extract (Spearmint), Betula Alba Bark Extract, Citrus Medica Limonum Peel Extract (Lemon), Arctium Lappa Root Extract, Chamomilla Recutita Flower Extract (Matricaria), Cucumis Sativus Fruit Extract (Cucumber), Equisetum Hiemale Extract, Euphrasia Officinalis Extract, Hamamelis Virginiana Leaf Extract (Witch Hazel), Humulus Lupulus Extract (Hops), Pinus Strobus Cone Extract, Rosa Canina Fruit Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Extract (Rosemary), Salvia Officinalis Leaf Extract (Sage), Urtica Dioca Extract (Nettle), Beta-Carotene, Xanthan Gum, Alcohol Denat., Glycine Soja Oil (Soybean), Sucrose Polystearate, Citric Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Amyl Cinnamal, Limonene, Linalool

Directions from packaging:

Use in the evening after cleansing. Gently smooth over face and neck for healthy, naturally radiant skin.

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