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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
June 2010

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Avon Be Blushed Cheek Color (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Avon Be Blushed Cheek Color (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 Avon Be Blushed Cheek Color (2010 formulation) is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
OCTINOXATE
ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
BHTCancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
(May Contain)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL LANOLATEAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDES
(May Contain)
Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CASTOR OIL
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Enhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
MICA
(May Contain)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
YELLOW 5 LAKE/CI 19140
(May Contain)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
BLUE 1 LAKE/CI 42090
(May Contain)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
MANGANESE VIOLET
(May Contain)
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
CARMINE
(May Contain)
Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE/DICAPRATEEnhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
D&C RED 7 LAKE
RED 7 LAKE/CI 15850
(May Contain)
Use restrictions
Data: None
OZOKERITENone Identified
Data: Limited
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
LANOLIN WAXNone Identified
Data: None


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