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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
March 2009

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Boots Botanics Lipstick, Conker (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Boots Botanics Lipstick, Conker (2009 formulation) 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 Boots Botanics Lipstick, Conker (2009 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
BHTCancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
D&C RED 6
CI 15850 (RED 6)
Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
D&C RED 7
CI 15850 (RED 7 LAKE)
None Identified
Data: None
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CASTOR OIL
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Enhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
MICAOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
CI 19140 (YELLOW 5 LAKE)]
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
CERA MICROCRISTALLINA (MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PARAFFINOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
OCTYLDODECANOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYETHYLENEData gaps, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: None
BIS-DIGLYCERYL CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATE/ ISOSTEARATE/ STEARATE/ HYDROXYSTEARATE ADIPATENone Identified
Data: None
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
SYNTHETIC WAXNone Identified
Data: Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Fair


About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer