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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
June 2010

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Avon GLAZEWEAR Lip Gloss (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Avon GLAZEWEAR Lip Gloss (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 GLAZEWEAR Lip Gloss (2010 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FLAVORMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
D&C ORANGE 5
ORANGE 5/CI 45370
(May Contain)
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
D&C RED 6
RED 6/CI 15850
(May Contain)
Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
(May Contain)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
TIN OXIDEEnhanced skin absorption, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
BARIUM SULFATEEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDES
(May Contain)
Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
MICA
(May Contain)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Fair
ACRYLATES COPOLYMERContamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE), Use restrictions
Data: None
D&C RED 33 LAKE
RED 33 LAKE/CI 17200
(May Contain)
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
D&C RED 30 LAKE
RED 30 LAKE/CI 73360
(May Contain)
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: None
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
BLUE 1 LAKE/CI 42090
(May Contain)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
YELLOW 5 LAKE/CI 19140
(May Contain)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
FD&C RED 40 ALUMINUM LAKE
RED 40 LAKE/CI 16035
(May Contain)
None Identified
Data: None
POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CARMINE
(May Contain)
Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
MANGANESE VIOLET
(May Contain)
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
POLYBUTENEData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
OCTYLDODECANOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYETHYLENEData gaps, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: None
D&C RED 22 LAKE
RED 22 LAKE/CI 45380
(May Contain)
Use restrictions
Data: None
D&C RED 28 ALUMINUM LAKE
RED 28 LAKE/CI 45410
(May Contain)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: None
D&C RED 7 LAKE
(May Contain)
Use restrictions
Data: None
FD&C YELLOW 6 ALUMINUM LAKE
YELLOW 6 LAKE/CI 15985
(May Contain)
Use restrictions
Data: None
VP/ HEXADECENE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE/ ETHYLENE/ STYRENE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
ETHYLENE/ PROPYLENE/ STYRENE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
BIS-DIGLYCERYL POLYACYLADIPATE-2None Identified
Data: None
CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATENone Identified
Data: None
HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENENone Identified
Data: Limited
DIISOSTEARYL FUMARATENone Identified
Data: None
OZOKERITENone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIMETHYLSILOXYPHENYL DIMETHICONENone Identified
Data: None
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE
(May Contain)
None Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited


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