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So Rad Happy Bum Balm (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the So Rad Happy Bum Balm (2016 formulation) product label collected on May 20, 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 So Rad Happy Bum Balm (2016 formulation) is 1.

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Data last updated: May 2016

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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN OIL
Appeared as: RICE/RIZ (ORYZA SATIVA) BRAN OIL/HUILE

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Good
ZINC OXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE > 100NM)
Appeared as: ZINC OXIDE

• Cancer (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: VIRGIN COCONUT/COCO VIERGE (COCOS NUCIFERA) OIL/HUILE

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: BEESWAX/CIRE D'ABEILLE (CERA ALBA)

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: SUNFLOWER/TOURNESOL (HELIANTHUS ANNUUS) SEED OIL/HUILE

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Appeared as: SHEA BUTTER/BEURRE DE KARITE (BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII)

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT/EXTRAIT DE FLEUR

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (D'/OLIVE) FRUIT OIL/HUILE DE FRUITS

Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
Appeared as: EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX/CUIRE

Fair
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM
Appeared as: WHEAT GERM/GERME DE BLE (TRITICUM VULGARE) OIL/HUILE

Limited
CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM (ALEXANDRIAN LAUREL) OIL
Appeared as: TAMANU (CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM) OIL/HUILE

None
MARANTA ARUNDINACEA (ARROWROOT)
Appeared as: ARROWROOT (MARANTA ARUNDINACEA ROOT/RACINE) POWDER/POUDRE

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER)
Appeared as: LAVENDER/LAVENDE (LAVANDULA OFFICINALIS)

Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE)
Appeared as: TEA TREE/THEIER (MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E (TOCOPHEROL)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY)
Appeared as: ROSEMARY/ROMARIN (ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Virgin Coconut/Coco Vierge (Cocos Nucifera) Oil/Huile, Beeswax/Cire d'Abeille (Cera Alba), Sunflower/Tournesol (Helianthus Annuus) Seed Oil/Huile, Shea Butter/Beurre de Karite (Butyrospermum Parkii), Rice/Riz (Oryza sativa) Bran Oil/Huile, Glycine soja/soybean oil, Calendula officinalis flower extract/Extrait de fleur, Olea Europaea (d'/olive) fruit oil/huile de fruits, Zinc Oxide 5%, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax/cuire, Wheat Germ/Germe de Ble (Triticum Vulgare) Oil/Huile, Tamanu (Calophyllum Inophyllum) Oil/Huile, Arrowroot (Maranta Arundinacea Root/Racine) Powder/Poudre, Lavender/Lavende (Lavandula Officinalis), Tea Tree/Theier (Melaleuca alternifolia), Vitamin/e E (Tocopherol) , Rosemary/Romarin (Rosmarinus Officinalis) Organic/Organique // 100% Pure Essential Oil/Huile Essentielle Pure // Natural, Unrefined/Non Raffine

Directions from packaging:

Apply liberally to affected area as often as needed. If using as a nappy rash cream, clean area, dry well and apply at each diaper change until the rash is gone. Can also be used on minor burns, cuts and scrapes.

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