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Lowen's Natural Skin Care Lip Balm, Salted Caramel Coffee Bean

EWG scientists reviewed the Lowen's Natural Skin Care Lip Balm, Salted Caramel Coffee Bean product label collected on August 31, 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. Lowen's Natural Skin Care Lip Balm, Salted Caramel Coffee Bean is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: August 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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: ABC BEES BEE'S WAX (CALGARY AB)

Limited
CANOLA OIL
Appeared as: HIGHWOOD CROSSING ORGANIC CANOLA OIL (HIGH RIVER AB)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER)
Appeared as: BOTANECO CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OLEOSOMES (CALGARY AB)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BARAKA FAIR TRADE ORGANIC BUTYROSPERIMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER (GHANA)

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Fair

Limited
COFFEA ARABICA (ARABIAN COFFEE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: COFFEE ARABICA (COFFEE) SEED OIL (CALGARY AB)

Limited
CARAMEL COLOR
Appeared as: CARAMEL

Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDE
Appeared as: VANCOUVER ISLAND SALT SODIUM CHLORIDE (COBBLE HILL BC)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

ABC Bees Bee's Wax (Calgary AB), Highwood Crossing Organic Canola Oil (High River AB), Cetyl Alcohol, Botaneco Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Oleosomes (Calgary AB), Vegetable Glycerin, Baraka Fair Trade Organic Butyrosperimum Parkii (Shea) Butter (Ghana), Menthol, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Hyaluronic Acid, Coffee Arabica (Coffee) Seed Oil (Calgary AB), Caramel, Vancouver Island Salt Sodium Chloride (Cobble Hill BC)

Directions from packaging:

0

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only

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