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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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CoverGirl Classic Color Blush, Soft Mink

EWG scientists reviewed CoverGirl Classic Color Blush, Soft Mink 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 CoverGirl Classic Color Blush, Soft Mink is 7.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PROPYLPARABENDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
QUATERNIUM-15 (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYOXYMETHYLENE UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BHTCancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) FLOWER OILAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ULTRAMARINESMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDECancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
MINERAL OILCancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TALCContamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ZINC STEARATEData gaps, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
TIN OXIDEEnhanced skin absorption, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
MICAOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CAMPHORUse restrictions
Data: Fair
D&C RED 6 ALUMINUM LAKE
RED 6 LAKE
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
CARMINEEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
MENTHOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
POLYETHYLENEData gaps, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: None
SODIUM DEHYDROACETATEOccupational hazards
Data: Limited
D&C RED 7 LAKEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: None
LAUROYL LYSINENone Identified
Data: None
HYDROGENATED COCO-GLYCERIDESNone Identified
Data: None
CETYL DIMETHICONEData gaps
Data: Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYL HYDROXYSTEARATE
OCTYL HYDROXYSTEARATE
None Identified
Data: None
CALCIUM SILICATENone Identified
Data: Limited


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