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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Avon Ideal Flawless Invisible Coverage Liquid Foundation, SPF 15 (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Avon Ideal Flawless Invisible Coverage Liquid Foundation, 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 Avon Ideal Flawless Invisible Coverage Liquid Foundation, SPF 15 (2012 formulation) is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
SD ALCOHOL 40BEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer
Data: None
PETROLATUMOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (PAHS)
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE PEG 10/ 15 CROSSPOLYMEROrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
PEG-10 DIMETHICONEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG/PPG-20/23 DIMETHICONEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
CYCLOPENTASILOXANEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Cancer, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
LAURETH-12Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
TALCUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOATEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
ALUMINAPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDESPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
MICAPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Good
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
POLYSILICONE-11None Identified
Data: None
CETEARYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
CAPRYLYL METHICONENone Identified
Data: None
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANENone Identified
Data: Limited
METHICONENone Identified
Data: Limited
ALUMINUM DIMYRISTATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
BORON NITRIDEEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
ALUMINUM HYDROXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
GLUCONOLACTONENone Identified
Data: Limited
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
DISODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATEUse restrictions
Data: None
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
Data: Robust


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