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Thayers Lip Balm, Peppermint Stick

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Thayers Lip Balm, Peppermint Stick product label collected on April 18, 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 Thayers Lip Balm, Peppermint Stick is 2.

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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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: PEPPERMINT OIL*

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HEMP SEED OIL*

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSEMARY EXTRACT*

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SUNFLOWER OIL*

Limited

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL

Limited
ULMUS FULVA (SLIPPERY ELM) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SLIPPERY ELM EXTRACT*

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E.

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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.

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:

: SUNFLOWER OIL*, BEESWAX*, EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL, PEPPERMINT OIL*, SLIPPERY ELM EXTRACT*, HEMP SEED OIL*, ROSEMARY EXTRACT*, VITAMIN E., *CERTIFIED ORGANIC,

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