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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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NARS Duo Eyeshadow Compact, Alhambra (2013 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed NARS Duo Eyeshadow Compact, Alhambra (2013 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 NARS Duo Eyeshadow Compact, Alhambra (2013 formulation) is 7.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PROPYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BUTYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps
Data: Fair
CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENS
CHROMIUM OXIDE GREEN (CI 77288)
Persistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ULTRAMARINESMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
FERRIC AMMONIUM FERROCYANIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREENPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
LANOLIN ALCOHOL
LANOLIN (LANOLIN ALCHOHOL)
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOccupational hazards, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
CI 77000Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
TALCUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS)
Data: Fair
ZINC STEARATEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDESPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
CI 42090Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE (CI 19140)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
MANGANESE VIOLETOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: None
CARMINEEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
CERESINOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
TRICAPRYLINEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
POLYETHYLENEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Data gaps
Data: None
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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