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Babyganics Lip & Face Balm, Fragrance Free (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Babyganics Lip & Face Balm, Fragrance Free (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 26, 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 Babyganics Lip & Face Balm, Fragrance Free (2016 formulation) is 1.

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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 LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) OIL

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

Fair

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Limited

Limited
RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RUBUS IDAEUS (RED RASPBERRY) SEED OIL

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:

Helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil*, Cera alba (beeswax)*, Cocos nucifera (coconut) oil*, Ricinus communis (castor) oil*, Butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter*, Calendula officinalis (calendula) flower oil*, Tocopherol, Vaccinium macrocarpon (cranberry) seed oil*, Nigella sativa (black cumin) seed oil*, Rubus idaeus (red raspberry) seed oil* *Certified organic ingredient

Directions from packaging:

Apply to a baby’s face and lips as often as needed to help soothe and soften their delicate skin. Use our extra gentle formula every day or as a concentrated moisturizer for dry, cold or windy conditions.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Store at room temperature 59-77F (15-25C).

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