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

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Avon TRUE COLOR Mousse Eyeshadow (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Avon TRUE COLOR Mousse Eyeshadow (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 TRUE COLOR Mousse Eyeshadow (2010 formulation) is 8.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PROPYLPARABENDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENS
(May Contain)
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
PETROLEUM DISTILLATESCancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (BUTADIENE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
ULTRAMARINES
(May Contain)
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
FERRIC AMMONIUM FERROCYANIDE
(May Contain)
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
FERRIC FERROCYANIDE
(May Contain)
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BIS-PEG-12 DIMETHICONE BEESWAXContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
(May Contain)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
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
BETA CAROTENEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
TIN OXIDEEnhanced skin absorption, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL LANOLATEAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
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
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
OCTYLDODECYL STEAROYL STEARATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
MANGANESE VIOLET
(May Contain)
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
CARMINE
(May Contain)
Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX/CIRE MICROCRISTALLINE
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE CARBONATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
POLYETHYLENEData gaps, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: None
ISODODECANEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
COCO-CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATENone Identified
Data: None
POLYGLYCERYL-4 ISOSTEARATENone Identified
Data: None
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA LEAF EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
C18-36 ACID GLYCOL ESTERNone Identified
Data: None
OZOKERITENone Identified
Data: Limited
DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITENone Identified
Data: None
PPG-12/ SMDI COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
C18-36 ACID TRIGLYCERIDENone Identified
Data: None
VP/ EICOSENE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: Limited
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE
(May Contain)
None Identified
Data: Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYALURONATENone Identified
Data: Fair
TRIBEHENINEnhanced skin absorption
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