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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2009

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Illamasqua Powder Blusher (2009 formulation)

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EWG scientists reviewed Illamasqua Powder Blusher (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 Illamasqua Powder Blusher (2009 formulation) is 7.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PROPYLPARABENDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
D&C RED 36
RED 36 CI 12085
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ULTRAMARINESMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
FERRIC FERROCYANIDEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ETHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
MINERAL OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TALCContamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PEG-150Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
D&C RED 7
RED 7 CI 15850
None Identified
Data: None
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CASTOR OIL
RICINUS COMMUNIS OIL (RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL)
Enhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
MICAOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CI 77499Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Fair
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
YELLOW 5 LAKE CI 19140
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
FD&C RED 40 ALUMINUM LAKE
RED 40 LAKE CI 16035
None Identified
Data: None
D&C RED 27 LAKE
RED 27 LAKE CI 45410]
None Identified
Data: None
CARMINEEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
MANGANESE VIOLETEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
MAGNESIUM MYRISTATEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: None
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
CERA MICROCRISTALLINA (MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
OCTYLDODECANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL MYRISTATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
D&C RED 21 LAKE
RED 21 LAKE CI 45380
Use restrictions
Data: None
QUATERNIUM-26Contamination concerns (3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, ORGANOCHLORINES, PCBS), Use restrictions
Data: None
FD&C YELLOW 6 ALUMINUM LAKE
YELLOW 6 LAKE CI 15985
Use restrictions
Data: None
DIMETHYLIMIDAZOLIDINONE RICE STARCHNone Identified
Data: None
CI 77492None Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL RICINOLEATEData gaps
Data: None
SODIUM CETEARYL SULFATEData gaps
Data: Limited
TETRAHYDROXYPROPYL ETHYLENEDIAMINENone Identified
Data: Limited
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
BEESWAXNone 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