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

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Burt's Bees Baby Bee Nourishing Lotion, Calming (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, Calming (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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM (FRAGRANCE)

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

Good

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU (WATER

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX) (BEESWAX)

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

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA OIL (COCONUT)

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

Limited
SODIUM STEAROYL LACTYLATE
Appeared as: SODIUM STEARYL LACTYLATE

Limited
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE
Appeared as: MAGNESIUM ALUMINIUM SILICATE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL (GRAPE)

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

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (NATURAL VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

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

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

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

Limited
OTOGIRISOU EKISU
Appeared as: HYPERICUM PERFORATUM EXTRACT

• Cancer (low)

Limited

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited
CANOLA OIL
Appeared as: CANOLA OIL (HUILE DE COLZA)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

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

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Fair

Robust

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

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

Good

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair
GERANIOL
Appeared as: GERANOIL

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

Good

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

Fair

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

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:

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

Directions from packaging:

Apply generously to body as often as needed.

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