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

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Bobbi Brown Blush (2009 formulation)

Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
ULTRAMARINESMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
D&C RED 6Cancer, Data gaps, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LAURETH-4Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
PEG-150 DISTEARATEData gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDECancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
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
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
TETRASODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
MICAOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CHLORPHENESINUse restrictions
Data: Limited
D&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
YELLOW 5 LAKE CL 19140
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
BLUE 1 LAKE CL 42090
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
MANGANESE VIOLETEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
CARMINEEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
LANOLINAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
POLYETHYLENEData gaps, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: None
D&C RED 28 ALUMINUM LAKE
RED 28 LAKE CL 45410
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: None
D&C RED 7 LAKE
RED 7 LAKE CL 15850
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: None
FD&C YELLOW 6 ALUMINUM LAKE
YELLOW 6 LAKE CL 15985
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: None
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRICAPRYLINEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited


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