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Bare Escentuals, Inc.

Health Concerns of Ingredients:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredients Used by Bare Escentuals, Inc.

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
FRAGRANCE1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
RETINYL RETINOATE2 productsUse restrictions, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)18 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
LIMONENE1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Good
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE1 productsUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
HEXYL CINNAMAL1 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE16 productsUse restrictions, Enhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)2 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
PHENOXYETHANOL17 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
PEG-10 DIMETHICONE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-6016 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATE16 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CYCLOPENTASILOXANE2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Cancer, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE1 productsOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
DIMETHICONE3 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL2 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
ALUMINA2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
HYDROGENATED POLYDECENE2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: None
CYCLOHEXASILOXANE2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDES19 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
MICA1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
MANGANESE PCA1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: None
SILICA, AMORPHOUS19 productsNone Identified
Data: Good
GLYCERIN17 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
STYRENE/ ACRYLATES COPOLYMER2 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)
Data: None
CITRIC ACID1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
ASCORBYL GLUCOSIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUPLEURUM FALCATUM (SICKLE-LEAF HARE'S EAR) ROOT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROXYPROPYL CYCLODEXTRIN1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MELILOTUS OFFICINALIS (SWEET CLOVER) EXTRACT16 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) LEAF EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM METHYL STEAROYL TAURATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SUCCINOGLYCAN17 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CRATAEGUS MONOGINA FLOWER EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SALICORNIA HERBACEA EXTRACT16 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POLYLACTIC ACID2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PALMITOYL TRIPEPTIDE-381 productsNone Identified
Data: None
COCONUT ALKANES16 productsNone Identified
Data: None
GLOBULARIA CORDIFOLIA CALLUS EXTRACT16 productsNone Identified
Data: None
STEARYL TRIETHOXYSILANE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE2 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
SORBITAN SESQUIISOSTEARATE16 productsNone Identified
Data: None
AGAR16 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CALCIUM CHLORIDE16 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE16 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE16 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ORYZANOL1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE16 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
TREHALOSE16 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BEHENYL ALCOHOL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CANOLA OIL2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
CARBOMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CELLULOSE GUM16 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOL2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CHOLESTERYL NONANOATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ISOSTEARIC ACID16 productsEcotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM STEARATE16 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
PANTHENOL2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
SODIUM CITRATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYALURONATE16 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SQUALANE17 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOL17 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM SILICATE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer
Data: Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOL1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTA1 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PROPANEDIOL17 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROL2 productsCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACID2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
COCO-CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATE16 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
LAUROYL LYSINE16 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
POLYGLYCERYL-4 ISOSTEARATE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-4 LAURATE/SUCCINATE16 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
HEXYL LAURATE2 productsUse restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ISODECYL NEOPENTANOATE1 productsUse restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: None
SODIUM METAPHOSPHATE1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
WATER17 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust

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