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Burt's Bees Naturally Ageless Intensive Repairing Serum (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Burt's Bees Naturally Ageless Intensive Repairing Serum (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 Naturally Ageless Intensive Repairing Serum (2014 formulation) is 1.

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 LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • 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
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT (GREEN TEA)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA OIL (BITTER ORANGE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 75130
Appeared as: BETA-CAROTENE

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

None
ROSE HIPS SEED OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA SEED OIL (ROSE HIPS)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS SEED OIL (JOJOBA)

Limited
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: BORAGO OFFICINALIS SEED OIL (BORAGE)

Limited
CORYLUS AVELLANA (HAZEL) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CORYLUS AVELLANA SEED OIL (HAZELNUT)

Limited
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL
Appeared as: OENOTHERA BIENNIS OIL (EVENING PRIMROSE)

Limited
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM OIL
Appeared as: TRITIUM VULGARE GERM OIL (WHEAT)

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

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

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER OIL (BULGARIAN ROSE)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) OIL
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM OIL (POMEGRANATE)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Fair

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Rosa Canina Seed Oil (Rose Hips), Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil (Jojoba), Borago Officinalis Seed Oil (Borage), Corylus Avellana Seed Oil (Hazelnut), Oenothera Biennis Oil (Evening Primrose), Tritium Vulgare Germ Oil (Wheat), Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract (Calendula), Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract (Green Tea), Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Citrus Aurantium Amara Oil (Bitter Orange), Rosa Damascena Flower Oil (Bulgarian Rose), Punica Granatum Oil (Pomegranate), Tocopherol, Glycine Soja (Soybean Oil), Beta-Carotene, Vegetable Oil

Directions from packaging:

Use daily after cleansing. Gently pat and smooth a small amount directly on lines and wrinkles around the eyes, mouth and forehead.For best results, use with Naturally Ageless day lotion, night & eye cremes.

Warnings from packaging:

Paraben FreePhthalate Free

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