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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
June 2010

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Terra Firma Cosmetics Mineral Bronzer Gel (2010 formulation)

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

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CASTOR OILEnhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
MICAOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE LEAF JUICE
(PLANT-DERIVED)
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PULLULANNone Identified
Data: Limited
ALMOND EXTRACT
(PLANT-DERIVED)
None Identified
Data: Limited
TONKA BEAN OILNone Identified
Data: None
CARBOMER
(PLANT-DERIVED)
None Identified
Data: Fair
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
WATER
(DISTILLED)
Innocuous
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