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JES Organics Natural Lip Balm (2017 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the JES Organics Natural Lip Balm (2017 formulation) product label collected on June 01, 2017 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 JES Organics Natural Lip Balm (2017 formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: June 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSEHIP FRUIT OIL

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

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

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

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: SWEET ALMOND OIL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: COCOA BUTTER

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: JOJOBA SEED OIL

Limited
LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: MEADOWFOAM SEED OIL

Limited
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL
Appeared as: EVENING PRIMROSE OIL

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: AVOCADO OIL

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) BUTTER
Appeared as: AVOCADO BUTTER

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

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

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSEMARY LEAF EXTRACT

Fair
AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: NEEM 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:

Sweet Almond Oil, Beeswax, Castor Seed Oil, Organic Shea Butter, Cocoa Butter, Organic Jojoba Seed Oil, Meadowfoam Seed Oil, Evening Primrose Oil, Avocado Oil, Avocado Butter, Vitamin E, Rosehip Fruit Oil, Organic Aloe Leaf Oil, Rosemary Leaf Extract, Organic Neem Seed Oil.

Directions from packaging:

apply to lips as desired

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