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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2009

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Cosmedicine Medi-Matte Tint, Shade 04 Dark Skin (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Cosmedicine Medi-Matte Tint, Shade 04 Dark Skin (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 Cosmedicine Medi-Matte Tint, Shade 04 Dark Skin (2009 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
ISOPROPYLPARABENData gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BUTYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ISOBUTYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
OCTINOXATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-60Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
AVOBENZONE
(Active Ingredient)
Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE), Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
C12-14 PARETH-12Use restrictions
Data: None
BAMBUSA VULGARIS (BAMBOO) EXTRACT
BAMBUSA VULGARIS EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE/ VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/ SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) ROOT EXTRACT
OENOTHERA BIENNIS ROOT EXTRACT (EVENING PRIMROSE)
None Identified
Data: Limited
PANTHENYL ETHYL ETHERNone Identified
Data: None
YEAST EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Fair
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACT
PUNICA GRANATUM EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
PISUM SATIVUM (PEA) EXTRACT
PISUM SATIVUM EXTRACT (PEA)
None Identified
Data: Fair
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATEData gaps
Data: Limited
GLUCOSAMINE HCL
GLUCOSAMINE HCI
None Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
SQUALANENone Identified
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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