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

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Boots No7 Shine Free Primer for a Matte Finish (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Boots No7 Shine Free Primer for a Matte Finish (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 Boots No7 Shine Free Primer for a Matte Finish (2012 formulation) is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PROPYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
TRICLOSANIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (CHLOROFORM, DIOXINS)
Data: Fair
BHTAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
TRIETHANOLAMINEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Fair
ALCOHOL DENATUREDEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Cancer
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
CYCLOPENTASILOXANEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Cancer, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PPG-5-CETETH-20Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CYCLOHEXASILOXANEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ETHANOL
ALCOHOL
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
MICAPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SODIUM C8-16 ISOALKYLSUCCINYL LACTOGLOBULIN SULFONATENone Identified
Data: None
ALPHA GLUCAN OLIGOSACCHARIDENone Identified
Data: None
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) DISTILLATE
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA DISTILLATE (WITCH HAZEL)
None Identified
Data: Limited
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT
CUCUMIS SATIVA (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT (CUCUMBER)
None Identified
Data: Fair
CITRULLUS VULGARIS (WATERMELON) FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) LEAF EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
MONTMORILLONITE
MONTMORILLIONITE
None Identified
Data: Fair
FRUCTOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
GLUCOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
HYDRATED SILICAPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
PALMITIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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