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July 2013

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Mineral Fusion Lipstick, Gem

EWG scientists reviewed Mineral Fusion Lipstick, Gem 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 Mineral Fusion Lipstick, Gem is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A) (VITAMIN A)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CASTOR OIL
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR SEED) OIL (CASTOR)
Enhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
CI 77499Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Fair
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
CAPRIC/CAPRYLIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CARMINEEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C) (VITAMIN C)
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATENone Identified
Data: Limited
CETYL PALMITATENone Identified
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA)Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WHITE TEA EXTRACT
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT (WHITE TEA)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) LEAF EXTRACT
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS/RED TEA) LEAF EXTRACT (ROOIBOS RED TEA)
None Identified
Data: Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE)None Identified
Data: Limited
LAMINARIA OCHROLEUCA (KELP)
LAMINARIA OCHROLEUCA (ALGAE) (SEA KELP)
None Identified
Data: Limited
CI 77492None Identified
Data: Limited
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA CERA) WAX (CANDELILLA)
None Identified
Data: Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITAN SESQUIOLEATENone Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited


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