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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
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)1 productsUse restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
GERANIOL3 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE2 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
EUGENOL1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
COUMARIN1 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Miscellaneous
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)4 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
BENZYL BENZOATE1 productsUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption
Data: Fair
LIMONENE3 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Good
TRIETHANOLAMINE1 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Fair
CITRONELLOL1 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
LINALOOL3 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
UNSPECIFIED MINERALS3 productsMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
GENTIANA URNULA FLOWER EXTRACT1 productsMiscellaneous
Data: None
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)3 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
LECITHIN1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOL5 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
SODIUM METABISULFITE1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
CETYL PEG/ PPG-10/ 1 DIMETHICONE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM SORBATE2 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE4 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL ISOSTEARATES2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: None
SODIUM BENZOATE3 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
ALUMINA2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
ALUMINUM STEARATE2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources, Data gaps
Data: Limited
TIN OXIDE1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDES4 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
MICA2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUS4 productsNone Identified
Data: Good
GLYCERIN4 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FRUIT OIL2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACID3 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) LEAF EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA (BAMBOO) STEM POWDER2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BIS-DIGLYCERYL POLYACYLADIPATE-21 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL METHICONE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DICAPRYLATE/ DICAPRATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DICAPRYLYL ETHER2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ECTOIN2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (WILLOW HERB) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED QUINOA1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
LAMINARIA OCHROLEUCA (KELP) EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MALACHITE EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
MORINGA PTERYGOSPERMA (MORINGA OLEIFERA) SEED EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PHYLLANTHUS EMBLICA (INDIAN GOOSEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYMETHYLSILSESQUIOXANE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SPIRAEA ULMARIA (MEADOWSWEET) FLOWER EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIETHYLHEXANOIN1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ACACIA DEALBATA FLOWER WAX2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN) EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
KOU-CHA EKISU2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POLYESTER-11 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POLYSILICONE-21 productsNone Identified
Data: None
TRISODIUM ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ZIZYPHUS JUJUBA (JUJUBE) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ADIPIC ACID/NEOPENTYL GLYCOL CROSSPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SINORHIZOBIUM MELILOTI FERMENT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PHYTOECDYSTEROIDS1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
COCONUT ALKANES1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CETYL HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) ESTERS2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITAN SESQUIISOSTEARATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE1 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE3 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI (PALMAROSA) OIL2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
DISODIUM PHOSPHATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA (LAVANDIN) OIL3 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-2 DIISOSTEARATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
XANTHAN GUM3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
COFFEE EKISU2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BEESWAX1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOL2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
ISOSTEARIC ACID2 productsEcotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Limited
METHYL METHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM CITRATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SQUALANE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOL3 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL3 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN4 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TRISODIUM EDTA1 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
PROPANEDIOL4 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROL3 productsCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
MYRISTIC ACID1 productsEcotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Fair
PALMITIC ACID1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACID2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
COCO-CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATE3 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
SILICA DIMETHYL SILYLATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
SODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CETYL ETHYLHEXANOATE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE2 productsUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: None
STYRENE/ ACRYLATES/ AMMONIUM METHACRYLATE COPOLYMER1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER OIL1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WATER5 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust

* Product counts only include current formulations sold by this company. The company may have other discontinued formulations that use this ingredient. Clicking on the link "X products" will identify all product formulations by this company that have used the ingredient.



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