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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Maybelline Pure Stay Powder & Foundation, Nude, SPF 15 (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Maybelline Pure Stay Powder & Foundation, Nude, SPF 15 (2012 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 Maybelline Pure Stay Powder & Foundation, Nude, SPF 15 (2012 formulation) is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PROPYLPARABENDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Good
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
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Good
ULTRAMARINESMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
MINERAL OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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
ALUMINAEnhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
MICAOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Good
GLYCERYL ETHYLHEXANOATE/ STEARATE/ ADIPATENone Identified
Data: None
DIMETHICONE/ VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
C9-15 FLUOROALCOHOL PHOSPHATENone Identified
Data: None
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER)None Identified
Data: Fair
METHICONENone Identified
Data: Limited
BORON NITRIDEEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITENone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
ALUMINUM HYDROXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PTFE (TEFLON)Contamination concerns (PERFLUOROOCTANOIC ACID)
Data: Fair
CERIUM OXIDEEnhanced skin absorption, Cancer
Data: Limited
POLYETHYLENEData gaps, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: None
DISODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATEUse restrictions
Data: None
LAUROYL LYSINEUse restrictions
Data: None


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