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Burt's Bees Sensitive Daily Moisturizing Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Burt's Bees Sensitive Daily Moisturizing Cream product label collected on December 07, 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 Burt's Bees Sensitive Daily Moisturizing Cream is 2.

Data last updated: December 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Good

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER; EAU)

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
ZINC OXIDE
Appeared as: CI 77947 (ZINC OXIDE)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)

Fair
ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH
Appeared as: ZEA MAYS STARCH (CORN)

Limited
GOSSYPIUM HERBACEUM (COTTON) EXTRACT
Appeared as: GOSSYPIUM HERBACEUM (COTTON) FLOWER EXTRACT

Fair
BETA VULGARIS (COMMON BEET) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: BETA VULGARIS (BEET; EXTRAIT DE RACINE DE BETTERAVE) ROOT EXTRACT

None

Limited
EUPHRASIA OFFICINALIS (EYEBRIGHT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUPHRASIA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE; EXTRAIT DE CANNE A SUCRE) EXTRACT

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

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

Limited

None

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust

Fair
FRUCTOSE
Appeared as: FRUCROSE

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited

None

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

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

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

AQUA (WATER, EAU), HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, GLYCERIN, CETYL ALCOHOL, CI 77947 (ZINC OXIDE), ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH, GOSSYPIUM HERBACEUM (COTTON) FLOWER EXTRACT, ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) EXTRACT, BETA VULGARIS (BEET, EXTRAIT DE RACINE DE BETTERAVE) ROOT EXTRACT, ARTEMISIA UMBELLIFORMIS EXTRACT, EUPHRASIA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE, EXTRAIT DE CANNE A SUCRE) EXTRACT, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, JOJOBA ESTERS, HYDROLYZED JOJOBA ESTERS, KAOLIN, LECITHIN, SUCROSE, FRUCROSE, GLUCOSE, INOSITOL, CITRIC ACID, BENZOIC ACID, TREHALOSE, XANTHAN GUM, GLYCERYL LAURATE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, SUCROSE STEARATE, SUCROSE POLYSTEARATE, SODIUM BENZOATE, SODIUM STEAROYL LACTYLATE, SODIUM PCA, ALCOHOL DENAT., PHENOXYETHANOL

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