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Burt's Bees Intense Hydration Cream Cleanser With Clary Sage

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Burt's Bees Intense Hydration Cream Cleanser With Clary Sage product label collected on September 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 Burt's Bees Intense Hydration Cream Cleanser With Clary Sage is 4.

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Data last updated: September 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • 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
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM *

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

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OIL

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER; EAU)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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

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

None
LACTOBACILLUS FERMENT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS

Limited
THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM (THEOBROMA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM SEED BUTTER

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX; CIRE D'ABEILLE)

Fair

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Limited

None

None
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) PEEL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA PEEL (BITTER ORANGE)

None

Fair

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

None

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Fair

None

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), STEARIC ACID, GLYCERIN, SODIUM LAUROYL GLUTAMATE, ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH, RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL, PARFUM (FRAGRANCE)*, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL, SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY) EXTRACT, LACTOBACILLUS, THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM SEED BUTTER, CERA ALBA (BEESWAX, CIRE D'ABEILLE), COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL, JOJOBA ESTERS, HYDROLYZED JOJOBA ESTERS, CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OIL, CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) PEEL, POLYMNIA SONCHIFOLIA ROOT JUICE, ZINC OXIDE, ALPHA-GLUCAN OLIGOSACCHARIDE, PROPANEDIOL, MALTODEXTRIN, TOCOPHEROL, XANTHAN GUM, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, ARGININE, SODIUM LAUROYL LACTYLATE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, SODIUM BENZOATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, AMYL CINNAMAL, CITRAL, EUGENOL, HYDROXYCITRONELLAL, LIMONENE, LINALOOL

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