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

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Physicians Formula Gentle Cover Cream Concealer, Yellow 1020 (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Physicians Formula Gentle Cover Cream Concealer, Yellow 1020 (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 Physicians Formula Gentle Cover Cream Concealer, Yellow 1020 (2012 formulation) is 4.
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, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BUTYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BHTCancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENSEnhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
ULTRAMARINESMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Good
MINERAL OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TALCContamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ALUMINUM STEARATEData gaps, Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL LANOLATEAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
BUTYLENE/ ETHYLENE/ STYRENE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
ETHYLENE/ PROPYLENE/ STYRENE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
OZOKERITENone Identified
Data: Limited
QUATERNIUM-18 HECTORITENone Identified
Data: None
KAOLINNone Identified
Data: Fair
NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE/ DICAPRATENone Identified
Data: None
TRIDECYL TRIMELLITATE
TRIDECYL TRIMELITATE
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
VEGETABLE OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
SQUALANENone Identified
Data: Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CHOLESTEROLPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE CARBONATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
C11-12 ISOPARAFFINUse restrictions
Data: None
TRIDECYL STEARATEUse restrictions
Data: None
CETEARYL ETHYLHEXANOATEData gaps, Use restrictions
Data: None


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