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Bobbi Brown Extra Repair Moisturizing Balm, SPF 25

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Bobbi Brown Extra Repair Moisturizing Balm, SPF 25 product label collected on April 02, 2019 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 Bobbi Brown Extra Repair Moisturizing Balm, SPF 25 is 4.

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Data last updated: April 2019

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
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID and TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, and DIBENZOYLMETHANE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

None

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

None

None

Robust

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY) EXTRACT

Limited
EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (WILLOW HERB) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
WHEY PROTEIN
Appeared as: WHEY PROTEIN/LACTIS PROTEIN/PROTEINE DU PETIT-LAIT

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Fair

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

None

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited

None

Fair

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

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: Octinoxate 7.50%, Homosalate 5.00%, Oxybenzone 3.00%, Avobenzone 2.00%, Inactive Ingredients: Water/aqua/eau, C12-15 Alkyl Ethylhexanoate, Butyloctyl Salicylate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Propanediol, Cetyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Polyacrylamide, Tocopheryl Acetate, Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate, Sucrose, Polyethylene, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Extract, Salvia Sclarea (Clary) Extract, Epilobium Angustifolium Extract, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat Bran) Extract, Pisum Sativum (Pea) Extract, Bambusa Vulgaris (Bamboo) Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary), Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Flower Oil, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Oil, Anthemis Nobilis (Chamomile), Whey Protein/lactis Protein/proteine Du Petit-Lait, Cholesterol, Linoleic Acid, Caffeine, Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, Sorbitan Stearate, PEG-40 Stearate, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Caprylyl Glycol, Dicetyl Phosphate, Ceteth-10 Phosphate, Laureth-7, Glucosamine Hcl, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sodium Hydroxide, Hexylene Glycol, Xanthan Gum, Citric Acid, Tetrasodium Edta, Geraniol, Linalool, Limonene, Citral, Citronellol, Phenoxyethanol

Directions from packaging:

Warm balm in between hands and apply to skin daily.

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