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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Boots No7 Blemish Stick, Fair

EWG scientists reviewed Boots No7 Blemish Stick, Fair 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 Blemish Stick, Fair is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
TRICLOSANEcotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (CHLOROFORM, DIOXINS), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BHTCancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
ZINC OXIDEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CI 77491Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
CERA MICROCRISTALLINA (MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX) (MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL MYRISTATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
POLYETHYLENEData gaps, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: None
CHALKNone Identified
Data: Limited
PPG-2 MYRISTYL ETHER PROPIONATENone Identified
Data: None
ROSA MOSCHATA (MUSK ROSE) SEED OIL
ROSA MOSCHATA (ROSEHIP) SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: None
CETEARYL ETHYLHEXANOATENone Identified
Data: None
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
SYNTHETIC WAXNone Identified
Data: Fair
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA CERA) WAX (CANDELILLA)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair


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