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Burt's Bees Goodness Glows Tinted Moisturizer With Green Tea, Buff 2015

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Burt's Bees Goodness Glows Tinted Moisturizer With Green Tea, Buff 2015 product label collected on October 29, 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 Burt's Bees Goodness Glows Tinted Moisturizer With Green Tea, Buff 2015 is 5.

Data last updated: October 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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • 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 [FRAGRANCE]

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

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

Good

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

Limited

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: CI 77491-77492-77499 [IRON OXIDES] (IRON OXIDES)

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA [WATER] (WATER)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited
10-UNDECENOIC ACID, HEPTYL ESTER
Appeared as: HEPTYL UNDECYLENATE

Fair

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

None

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA [BEESWAX] (BEESWAX)

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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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], GLYCERYL STEARATE, HEPTYL UNDECYLENATE, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, UNDECANE, ISOAMYL LAURATE, GLYCERIN, SQUALANE, POLYGLYCERYL-4 CAPRATE, TRIDECANE, STEARYL ALCOHOL, OCTYLDODECANOL, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, EUTERPE OLERACEA FRUIT OIL, CERA ALBA [BEESWAX], JOJOBA ESTERS, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, POLYGLYCERYL-3 STEARATE, POTASSIUM STEARATE, LECITHIN, XANTHAN GUM, PARFUM [FRAGRANCE], SODIUM PHYTATE, TRIHYDROXYSTEARIN, ALUMINA, SILICA, TOCOPHEROL, ALCOHOL, POTASSIUM SORBATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, CITRONELLOL. MAY CONTAIN [+/-]: CI 77491-77492-77499 [IRON OXIDES], CI 77891 [TITANIUM DIOXIDE]

Directions from packaging:

Cleanse face and dab off excess moisture with a clean towel. Using your preferred application tool (we recommend either a sponge or finger) apply your desired amount to the nose and cheeks, blending outwards and upwards to the hairline and down to your neckline. Blend to create an even finish.

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