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The Honest Co. Tinted Lip Balm, Plum Drop

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the The Honest Co. Tinted Lip Balm, Plum Drop product label collected on July 08, 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 The Honest Co. Tinted Lip Balm, Plum Drop is 1.

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Data last updated: July 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491; CI 77492; CI 77499)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

Limited

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) STEROLS
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM STEROLS

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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

None

Fair

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited
D&C RED 7 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850)

• Use restrictions (low)

None
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (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:

EUTERPE OLERACEA STEROLS, PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL, PUNICA GRANATUM STEROLS, C10-18 TRIGLYCERIDES, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED WAX, POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID, VEGETABLE OIL, BEHENYL BEHENATE, THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER, LINOLEIC ACID, OLEIC ACID, LINOLENIC ACID, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, VANILLA PLANIFOLIA FRUIT EXTRACT, DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE, TOCOPHEROL, CITRIC ACID, TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850), BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090).

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