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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
June 2010

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Avon IDEAL SHADE Mousse Foundation Stick SPF 10 (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Avon IDEAL SHADE Mousse Foundation Stick SPF 10 (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 IDEAL SHADE Mousse Foundation Stick SPF 10 (2010 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
OCTINOXATE
(Active Ingredient)
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
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
(May Contain)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
ZINC OXIDE
(Active Ingredient)
Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
TALCContamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BENZOIC ACIDData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
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
METHYL UNDECYLENATEEcotoxicology
Data: None
PHENYL TRIMETHICONEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATEEcotoxicology, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
POLYETHYLENEData gaps, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: None
POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
VINYL DIMETHICONE/ METHICONE SILSESQUIOXANE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
BIS STEARYL/ETHYLENEDIAMINE/NEOPENTYL GLYCOL/STEARYL HYDROGENATED DIMER DILIONLEATE COPOLYMER
BIS-STEARYL ETHYLENEDIAMINE/NEOPENTYL GLYCOL/STEARYL HYDROGENATED DIMER DILINOLEATE COPOLYMER
None Identified
Data: None
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANENone Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) ESTERSNone Identified
Data: Limited
METHICONENone Identified
Data: Limited
NYLON-12None Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM SILICOALUMINATENone Identified
Data: Limited
ETHYL UNDECYLENATENone Identified
Data: None
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE
(May Contain)
None 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