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Daisy Blue Naturals DB Men Solid body balm (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Daisy Blue Naturals DB Men Solid body balm (2016 formulation) product label collected on February 16, 2016 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 Daisy Blue Naturals DB Men Solid body balm (2016 formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: February 2016

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: LEMON ESSENTIAL OIL

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

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: VALENCIA ORANGE ESSENTIAL OIL

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

Limited
ABIES (FIR) NEEDLE OIL
Appeared as: FIR NEEDLE OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSEMARY EXTRACT.

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

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

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SAFFLOWER OIL

Limited

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

• Use restrictions (low)

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

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
Appeared as: PATCHOULI ESSENTIAL OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

100% Natural Ingredients: Coconut Oil, Organic Safflower Oil, Natural Beeswax, Unrefined Shea Butter, Organic Coconut Oil, Fir Needle Oil, Valencia Orange Essential Oil, Vitamin E, Patchouli Essential Oil, Lemon Essential Oil, Rosemary Extract.

Directions from packaging:

Use a face and body balm, hand balm, and hair balm throughout the day. Apply directly to the skin, or massage on hands to apply.

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