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ChapStick Half Duo, Watermelon

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the ChapStick Half Duo, Watermelon product label collected on August 28, 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 ChapStick Half Duo, Watermelon is 5.

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Data last updated: August 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited
FD&C RED NO. 40 (CI 16035) LAKE
Appeared as: RED 40 LAKE

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (MERCURY, 6-METHOXY-M-TOLUIDINE, ANILINE, and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (PAHS)

None

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Good
LECITHIN
Appeared as: LECITHIN (SOY)

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

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good

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

Limited

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

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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:

PETROLATUM, PARAFFIN, MINERAL OIL, OCTYLDODECANOL, BIS-DIGLYCERYL POLYACYLADIPATE-2, ARACHIDYL PROPIONATE, PHENYL TRIMETHICONE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, BEESWAX, COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX, ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE, BENZYL BENZOATE, FLAVOR, CETYL ALCOHOL, HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE OIL, RED 40 LAKE, METHYLPARABEN, SACCHARIN, PROPYLPARABEN, LECITHIN (SOY)

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