EWG scientists reviewed Terra Firma Cosmetics Mineral Bronzer Gel (2010 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 Terra Firma Cosmetics Mineral Bronzer Gel (2010 formulation) is 3.
|PHENOXYETHANOL||Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions|
|POTASSIUM SORBATE||Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|IRON OXIDES||Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation|
|CASTOR OIL||Enhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)|
|MICA||Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation|
|ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL|
ALOE LEAF JUICE
|Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions|
|TONKA BEAN OIL||None Identified|
|CAPRYLYL GLYCOL||None Identified|
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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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