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baby pibu Hydrating Ointment (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the baby pibu Hydrating Ointment (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 01, 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 baby pibu Hydrating Ointment (2016 formulation) is 2.

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Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (PAHS)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
BISABOLOL
Appeared as: , A-BISABOLOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RICINUS COMMUNIS OIL (CASTOR)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair
ZINC OXIDE
Appeared as: ZINC OXIDE - 2 % (SKIN PROTECTANT)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)

Fair

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

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

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: DL-PANTHENOL (VITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Good

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

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:

Active Ingredients: Zinc Oxide - 2 % (Skin Protectant). Inactive Ingredients: A-Bisabolol, Allantoin, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract (Aloe), DL-Panthenol (Vitamin B5), Glycerin, Glycol Stearate, Lanolin, Mineral Oil, Petrolatum, PEG-100 Stearate, Ricinus Communis Oil (Castor), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E)

Directions from packaging:

For signs of eczema or extra dry skin, replace daily moisturizer with Pibu's™ Hydrating Ointment. Apply liberally by massaging all over baby's skin twice per day, concentrating specifically on affected areas.Other Information: Store at room temperature.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Stop use and ask a doctor if condition worsens or symptoms persist for more than seven days. Do not use on puncture wounds, animal bites or serious burns. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, contact a physician or poison control center immediately.

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