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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Physicians Formula Bronze Booster Glow Boosting Sun Stones, Light to Medium (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Physicians Formula Bronze Booster Glow Boosting Sun Stones, Light to Medium (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 Bronze Booster Glow Boosting Sun Stones, Light to Medium (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)Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
TIN OXIDEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDESPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
MICAPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Good
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
MUCUNA PRURIENS SEED EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
OCTYLDODECYL STEAROYL STEARATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
CAPRIC/CAPRYLIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
DIISOSTEARYL MALATENone Identified
Data: Limited
INOSITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
MALTODEXTRINNone Identified
Data: Fair
SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITENone Identified
Data: Limited
ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCHNone Identified
Data: Fair
MAGNESIUM STEARATEData gaps
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
OCTYLDODECANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
ETHYLHEXL GLYCERIN
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PHENETHYL ALCOHOLUse restrictions
Data: Fair
NYLON-6Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited


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