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Ursa Major Fortifying Face Balm, Carrot & Kendi

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Ursa Major Fortifying Face Balm, Carrot & Kendi product label collected on December 08, 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 Ursa Major Fortifying Face Balm, Carrot & Kendi is 4.

Data last updated: December 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE*

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

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

Limited

None

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATER
Appeared as: HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA LEAF WATER

Limited
SALIX NIGRA (BLACK WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX NIGRA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT

• Cancer (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ALEURITES MOLUCCANA SEED OIL*

None
MYRTUS COMMUNIS LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED MYRTUS COMMUNIS LEAF EXTRACT*

None

Limited

Limited
BETULA ALBA (BIRCH) SAP
Appeared as: BETULA ALBA JUICE

Limited

None

• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

None
MELALEUCA QUINQUENERVIA OIL
Appeared as: MELALEUCA QUINQUENERVIA OIL* (NIAOULI)

Limited
BOSWELLIA CARTERI (FRANKINCENSE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BOSWELLIA CARTERII (FRANKINCENSE) RESIN EXTRACT

Limited
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) LEAF EXTRACT

Good

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT* (ROSEMARY)

Fair

None

Limited

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

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

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.

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:

Aloe barbadensis leaf juice*, aqua/water/eau, glycerin, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil*, caprylic/capric triglyceride, leuconostoc/radish root ferment filtrate, hamamelis virginiana leaf water, salix nigra (willow) bark extract, aleurites moluccana seed oil*, hydrolyzed myrtus communis leaf extract*, opuntia ficus-indica stem extract*, daucus carota sativa (carrot) seed oil, hydrogenated lecithin, betula alba juice, olea europaea (olive) leaf extract, lavandula angustifolia (lavender) flower oil*, citrus aurantifolia (lime) peel oil, melaleuca quinquenervia (niaouli) oil*, boswellia carterii (frankincense) resin extract, bisabolol, mentha spicata (spearmint) leaf extract, chondrus crispus (carrageenan), glucose, rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract*, propanediol, xanthan gum, sodium anisate, sclerotium gum, alcohol, citric acid, sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate, limonene, linalool, citral

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