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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Revlon ColorStay 16 Hour Eye Shadow Quad, Seductive (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Revlon ColorStay 16 Hour Eye Shadow Quad, Seductive (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 Revlon ColorStay 16 Hour Eye Shadow Quad, Seductive (2012 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENS
CHROMIUM OXIDE GREEN CI 77288
Persistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ULTRAMARINESMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
FERRIC FERROCYANIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Fair
CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREENPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
LAURYL PEG/ PPG-18/ 18 METHICONEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
SORBIC ACIDAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ZINC STEARATEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Limited
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
FD&C RED 40
RED 40 (CI 16035)
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-4 ISOSTEARATENone Identified
Data: Limited
LAURYL METHACRYLATE/ GLYCOL DIMETHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
METHICONENone Identified
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
BORON NITRIDEEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITENone Identified
Data: Limited
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
DIISOSTEARYL MALATENone Identified
Data: Limited
MANGANESE VIOLETOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: None
CARMINEEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
CALCIUM ALUMINUM BOROSILICATENone Identified
Data: Fair
POLYETHYLENEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Data gaps
Data: None
POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SILICA SILYLATE
SILICA SILYCATE
Use restrictions
Data: None
NYLON-12Use restrictions
Data: Limited


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