EWG scientists reviewed It Cosmetics Pencils Dual Ended for Lips, Attract and Energy (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 It Cosmetics Pencils Dual Ended for Lips, Attract and Energy (2009 formulation) is 4.
|BUTYLPARABEN||Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions|
|BHT||Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|TITANIUM DIOXIDE||Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards|
|IRON OXIDES||Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation|
|CERESIN||Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE||None Identified|
|COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX||None Identified|
|THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER|
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
|BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)||None Identified|
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
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