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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
December 2008

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Alba Botanica Hawaiian: clear lip gloss - passion fruit nectar (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Alba Botanica Hawaiian: clear lip gloss - passion fruit nectar (old 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 Alba Botanica Hawaiian: clear lip gloss - passion fruit nectar (old formulation) is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 
Other HIGH concerns: Miscellaneous; Other MODERATE concerns: Contamination concerns; Other LOW concerns: Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Data gaps, Ecotoxicology

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FLAVORMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CASTOR OIL
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
(ORGANIC)
Enhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Fair
AMMONIUM GLYCYRRHIZATEData gaps, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BRASSICA CAMPESTRIS/ ALEURITES FORDI OIL COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
OLEIC/ LINOLEIC/ LINOLENIC POLYGLYCERIDESNone Identified
Data: None
PASSIFLORA INCARNATA (MAYPOPS) FRUIT EXTRACT
PASSIFLORA INCARNATE (PASSIONFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SILICA SILYLATENone Identified
Data: None
SOYBEAN GLYCERIDESNone Identified
Data: None
BEESWAX
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
None 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