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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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CoverGirl Simply Powder Foundation, Soft Honey 555 (2013 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed CoverGirl Simply Powder Foundation, Soft Honey 555 (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 CoverGirl Simply Powder Foundation, Soft Honey 555 (2013 formulation) is 7.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
QUATERNIUM-15 (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Fair
PROPYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL ROSINATEEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS)
Data: Limited
ULTRAMARINESMultiple, additive exposure sources
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
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOccupational hazards, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
TALCUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
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
MICAPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
METHICONENone Identified
Data: Limited
OCTYLDODECYL STEAROYL STEARATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
TRIDECYL TRIMELLITATE
TRIDECYL TRIMELITATE
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: None
DEXTRINNone Identified
Data: Fair
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
CALCIUM SILICATENone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM DEHYDROACETATEOccupational hazards
Data: Limited
LAUROYL LYSINEUse restrictions
Data: None
OCTYLDODECYL MYRISTATEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
NYLON-12Use restrictions
Data: Limited


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