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

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Physicians Formula Self-Tanning Bronzing Veil, Light to Medium

EWG scientists reviewed Physicians Formula Self-Tanning Bronzing Veil, Light to Medium 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 Self-Tanning Bronzing Veil, Light to Medium 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
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIHYDROXYACETONEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-20Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CYCLOPENTASILOXANECancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
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
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CYCLOHEXASILOXANEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
TIN OXIDEEnhanced skin absorption, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
MICAOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Fair
CALCIUM ALUMINUM BOROSILICATENone Identified
Data: Fair
CARMINEEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
ERYTHRULOSENone Identified
Data: Limited
TROXERUTINNone Identified
Data: Limited
DECYL GLUCOSIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
GARCINIA INDICA (GOA HERB) SEED BUTTER
GARCINIA INDICA SEED BUTTER (KOKUM)
None Identified
Data: Limited
POLYSILICONE-11None Identified
Data: None
PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) PECTIN EXTRACT
PYRUS MALUS PECTIN EXTRACT (APPLE)
None Identified
Data: Limited
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATENone Identified
Data: None
LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
LIMMANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL (MEADOWFOAM)
None Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
CARAMELNone Identified
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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