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Original Good Goods Sweet Mint Lip Balm

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Original Good Goods Sweet Mint Lip Balm product label collected on December 08, 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 Original Good Goods Sweet Mint Lip Balm is 2.

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Data last updated: December 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

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

Limited
PRUNUS PERSICA (PEACH) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS PERSICA (ORGANIC PEACH) KERNEL OIL

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (RAW UNREFINED-SHEA) BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

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

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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:

Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Prunus Persica (Organic Peach) Kernel Oil, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Butyrospermum Parkii (Raw Unrefined-Shea Butter), Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Oil, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Oil, Tocopherol (Vitamin E).

Directions from packaging:

Apply balm liberally to your lips as often as needed

Warnings from packaging:

N/A

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