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Burt's Bees Ultra Conditioning Lip Balm with Kokum Butter

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Burt's Bees Ultra Conditioning Lip Balm with Kokum Butter product label collected on September 26, 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 Ultra Conditioning Lip Balm with Kokum Butter is 3.

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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

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED WAX
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED WAX

Limited

Limited
OLUS
Appeared as: OLUS (VEGETABLE OIL; HUILE VEGETALE)

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

None

None

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) UNSAPONIFIABLES
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) UNSAPONIFIABLES BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VANILLA PLANIFOLIA FRUIT EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
ILLICIUM VERUM (ANISE) OIL
Appeared as: ILLICIUM VERUM (ANISE) FRUIT/SEED OIL

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (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:

COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED WAX, PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL, OLUS (VEGETABLE OIL, HUILE VEGETALE), CERA ALBA (BEESWAX, CIRE D'ABEILLE), SCLEROCARYA BIRREA SEED OIL, SOYBEAN GLYCERIDES, THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER, GARCINIA INDICA SEED BUTTER*, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) UNSAPONIFIABLES, CYMBOPOGON MARTINI OIL, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL, SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY) OIL, TOCOPHEROL, MYROXYLON PEREIRAE (BALSAM PERU) OIL, VANILLA PLANIFOLIA FRUIT EXTRACT, ILLICIUM VERUM (ANISE) FRUIT/SEED OIL, CANANGA ODORATA FLOWER OIL, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, CITRIC ACID, GERANIOL, LINALOOL, BENZYL BENZOATE.

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