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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Physicians Formula Mineral Concealer Stick, Light 2170 (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Physicians Formula Mineral Concealer Stick, Light 2170 (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 Mineral Concealer Stick, Light 2170 (2012 formulation) is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
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
ULTRAMARINESMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREENEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Good
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: Good
STEARYL STEAROYL STEARATENone Identified
Data: None
NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIHEPTANOATENone Identified
Data: None
AMETHYST POWDERNone Identified
Data: None
RUBY POWDERNone Identified
Data: None
SAPPHIRE POWDERNone Identified
Data: None
TOURMALINENone Identified
Data: Limited
OZOKERITENone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
CAPRIC/CAPRYLIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
KAOLINNone Identified
Data: Fair
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
ZEOLITEEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ETHYLHEXANOATEData gaps, Use restrictions
Data: None
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ISOSTEARYL NEOPENTANOATEUse restrictions
Data: None


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