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Burt's Bees Refilling Cleanser With Hibiscus and Apple Rejuvenating Complex

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Burt's Bees Refilling Cleanser With Hibiscus and Apple Rejuvenating Complex product label collected on October 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 Refilling Cleanser With Hibiscus and Apple Rejuvenating Complex is 4.

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Data last updated: October 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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• 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)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited
HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA (ROSELLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
CITRULLUS VULGARIS (WATERMELON) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRULLUS LANATUS (WATERMELON) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

None
SCUTELLARIA LATERIFLORA EXTRACT
Appeared as: SCUTELLARIA ALPINA FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

None

Limited

Limited
PORIA COCOS (FU-LING) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PORIA COCOS EXTRACT

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
RIBOSE, D-
Appeared as: RIBOSE

None

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

Fair

Limited

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

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:

WATER, GLYCERIN, CETYL ALCOHOL, STEARYL ALCOHOL, POLYLACTIC ACID, POLYGLYCERYL-4 CAPRATE, SODIUM LAUROYL GLUTAMATE, STEARIC ACID, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, FRAGRANCE**, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE, ISOAMYL LAURATE, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, GLYCERYL LAURATE, HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA FLOWER EXTRACT, PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT, CITRULLUS LANATUS (WATERMELON) FRUIT EXTRACT, LENS ESCULENTA (LENTIL) FRUIT EXTRACT, SCUTELLARIA ALPINA FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT, ADANSONIA DIGITATA FRUIT EXTRACT, TRIFOLIUM PRATENSE (CLOVER) LEAF EXTRACT, PORIA COCOS EXTRACT, PHRAGMITES COMMUNIS EXTRACT, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, CRAMBE ABYSSINICA SEED OIL, TOCOPHEROL, DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE, RIBOSE, SODIUM LAUROYL LACTYLATE, ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH, MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE, XANTHAN GUM, COCO-GLUCOSIDE, GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE, ARGININE, LINOLEIC ACID, LACTIC ACID, LINOLENIC ACID, CITRIC ACID, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, SCLEROTIUM GUM, SODIUM LACTATE, SODIUM CITRATE, SODIUM PCA, SODIUM BENZOATE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, EUGENOL

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