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BEB Organic Diaper Balm

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the BEB Organic Diaper Balm product label collected on November 15, 2018 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 BEB Organic Diaper Balm is 3.

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Data last updated: November 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) HIPS OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSE HIP) OIL

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

Good
ZINC OXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE > 100NM)
Appeared as: ZINC OXIDE,

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDES

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI OIL
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON MARTINI (PALMAROSA) OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

Limited
CERAMIDE NP
Appeared as: CERAMIDE 3

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 22%, Inactive Ingedients: Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil*, Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Cetyl Palmitate, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter*, Citrus Tangerina (Tangerine) Peel Oil*, Cymbopogon Martini (Palmarosa) Oil*, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Flower Oil*, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Seed Extract*, Calendula Officinalis (Marigold) Flower Extract*, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil*, Rosa Canina (Rose Hip) Oil*, Ceramide 3

Directions from packaging:

For ages 0+ Change wet or soiled diapers promptly. Clean diaper area. Allow to dry. Apply balm liberally and as often as necessary, with each diaper change, especially at bedtime or anytime exposure to wet diapers may be prolonged.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. When using this product avoid contact with eyes. Stop use and ask a doctor is condition worsens or lasts more than 7 days. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

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