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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
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)1 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
LIMONENE2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Good
BENZYL ALCOHOL1 productsUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
TRIETHANOLAMINE1 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
LINALOOL2 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
UNSPECIFIED MINERALS2 productsMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
GENTIANA URNULA FLOWER EXTRACT1 productsMiscellaneous
Data: None
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)1 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
PHENOXYETHANOL2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-601 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
LECITHIN1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
POTASSIUM SORBATE1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SORBIC ACID1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE2 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ZINC OXIDE1 productsOccupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
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
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT1 productsUse restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDES3 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, AMORPHOUS2 productsNone Identified
Data: Good
GLYCERIN2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRIC ACID1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) LEAF EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BIS-DIGLYCERYL POLYACYLADIPATE-21 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DICAPRYLATE/ DICAPRATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) STEROLS1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED QUINOA1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
LONICERA CAPRIFOLIUM (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM ASPARTATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MALACHITE EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
MORINGA PTERYGOSPERMA (MORINGA OLEIFERA) SEED EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
NYMPHAEA ALBA (WHITE WATER LILY) FLOWER EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PHOSPHOLIPIDS1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM ASPARTATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) STEROLS1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SPIRAEA ULMARIA (MEADOWSWEET) FLOWER EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SUCROSE COCOATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TAMARINDUS INDICA (TAMARIND) SEED POLYSACCHARIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ACACIA DEALBATA FLOWER WAX1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA LEAF EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
KINGINKA EKISU2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
KOU-CHA EKISU1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
MYROTHAMNUS FLABELLIFOLIA EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POLYESTER-11 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POPULUS TREMULOIDES BARK EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ADIPIC ACID/NEOPENTYL GLYCOL CROSSPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
COCONUT ALKANES1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
COCOGLYCERIDES1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) ESTERS1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE1 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
SORBITAN SESQUIISOSTEARATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE1 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
DISODIUM PHOSPHATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA (LAVANDIN) OIL2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
LINOLEIC ACID1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
POLYGLYCERYL-2 DIISOSTEARATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SARCOSINE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
TREHALOSE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUM2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
COFFEE EKISU1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BEESWAX1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BEHENYL ALCOHOL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CELLULOSE GUM1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETYL ALCOHOL1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ISOSTEARIC ACID1 productsEcotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Limited
METHYL METHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PANTHENOL1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
SODIUM CITRATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYALURONATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITAN STEARATE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
SQUALANE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOL4 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL2 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PROPANEDIOL2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROL1 productsCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
DEHYDROACETIC ACID1 productsOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE1 productsOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
MYRISTIC ACID1 productsEcotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Fair
PALMITIC ACID1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACID1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
COCO-CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
LAUROYL LYSINE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
SILICA DIMETHYL SILYLATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
SODIUM COCOYL AMINO ACIDS1 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
SODIUM PALMITOYL PROLINE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
STYRENE/ ACRYLATES/ AMMONIUM METHACRYLATE COPOLYMER1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER OIL2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
COLLOIDAL OATMEAL1 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
HONEY1 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATER4 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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