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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Tarte 24.7 Lip Sheer, Tea Time, SPF 15 (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Tarte 24.7 Lip Sheer, Tea Time, SPF 15 (old 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 Tarte 24.7 Lip Sheer, Tea Time, SPF 15 (old formulation) is 7.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
OXYBENZONE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Endocrine disruption, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
OCTINOXATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
FLAVORMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
PHYTANTRIOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Data gaps
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
OCTOCRYLENE
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
TIN OXIDEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDESPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CASTOR OIL
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Enhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Fair
MICAPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Good
D&C RED 33 LAKEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
BIS-DIGLYCERYL POLYACYLADIPATE-2None Identified
Data: None
C30-50 ALCOHOLSNone Identified
Data: None
C10-30 CHOLESTEROL/ LANOSTEROL ESTERSNone Identified
Data: None
TILIROSIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
UBIQUINONENone Identified
Data: Fair
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANENone Identified
Data: Limited
PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRAISOSTEARATENone Identified
Data: None
D&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
YELLOW 5 LAKE
None Identified
Data: None
D&C RED 6 ALUMINUM LAKE
RED 6 LAKE
None Identified
Data: None
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
BLUE 1 LAKE
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIHYDROXYSTEARINNone Identified
Data: None
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
LANOLINAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
OCTYLDODECANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
D&C RED 36 LAKEUse restrictions
Data: None
D&C RED 7 LAKE
RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850)
Use restrictions
Data: Limited


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