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

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e.l.f. Studio Conditioning Lip Balm, Mellow Melon, SPF 15 (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed e.l.f. Studio Conditioning Lip Balm, Mellow Melon, 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 e.l.f. Studio Conditioning Lip Balm, Mellow Melon, SPF 15 (2012 formulation) is 7.
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
OXYBENZONE
BENZOPHENONE 3
(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, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
OCTINOXATE
OCTYL METHOXYCINNAMATE
(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
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
MINERAL OIL
PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
FD&C YELLOW 6
YELLOW 6 (CI 15985)
None Identified
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDES
CI 77489
Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CI 77491Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
MICAOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CI 77499Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
D&C RED 27 LAKE
RED 27 LAKE (CI 45410)
None Identified
Data: None
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
D&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 15850)
None Identified
Data: None
POLYISOBUTENEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
MANGANESE VIOLETEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE
OCTYL PALMITATE
None Identified
Data: Limited
POLYETHYLENEData gaps, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: None
D&C RED 6 LAKE
RED 6 LAKE (CI 15850)
Use restrictions
Data: None
D&C RED 7 LAKE
RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850)
Use restrictions
Data: None
CI 77492None Identified
Data: Limited
OZOKERITENone 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