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Pollynation Apothecary Honey Rose Lip Balm

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Pollynation Apothecary Honey Rose Lip Balm product label collected on December 01, 2020 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 Pollynation Apothecary Honey Rose Lip Balm is 2.

Data last updated: December 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
EMULSIFYING WAX
Appeared as: EMULSIFYING WAX O

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CASTOR OIL

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

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: COCOA BUTTER

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

Robust

Limited
ROSE FLOWER
Appeared as: ROSE BUDS

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

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

Limited
CYMBOPOGON NARDUS (CITRONELLA) OIL
Appeared as: CITRONELLA ESSENTIAL OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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.

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Cocoa Butter, Organic Almond Oil, Organic Castor Oil, Beeswax, Honey, Organic Rose Buds, Vitamin E, Emulsifying Wax O, Vanilla Extract, Citronella Essential Oil.

Directions from packaging:

Gently rub a small amount onto your wet or dry lips.

Warnings from packaging:

1) These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease. 2) No phthalates, parabens, silicones, artificial colors or fragrances, sulfates, or formaldehyde

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