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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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CoverGirl Simply Powder Foundation, Natural Beige 540

EWG scientists reviewed CoverGirl Simply Powder Foundation, Natural Beige 540 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 CoverGirl Simply Powder Foundation, Natural Beige 540 is 6.
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
QUATERNIUM-15 (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL ROSINATEEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ULTRAMARINESMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
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
ZINC STEARATEData gaps, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
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: Fair
OCTYLDODECYL STEAROYL STEARATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
TRIDECYL TRIMELLITATE
TRIDECYL TRIMELITATE
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
SODIUM DEHYDROACETATEOccupational hazards
Data: Limited
OCTYLDODECYL MYRISTATENone Identified
Data: None
LAUROYL LYSINENone Identified
Data: None
METHICONENone Identified
Data: Limited
DEXTRINNone Identified
Data: Fair
NYLON-12None Identified
Data: Limited
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
CALCIUM SILICATENone 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