EWG scientists reviewed Physicians Formula Mineral 3-in-1 Corrector & Brightener & Bronzer, Light Bronzer 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 3-in-1 Corrector & Brightener & Bronzer, Light Bronzer is 2.
|ULTRAMARINES||Multiple, additive exposure sources|
|PETROLATUM||Contamination concerns (PAHS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|PHENOXYETHANOL||Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions|
|ALUMINUM DISTEARATE||Data gaps, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation|
|TITANIUM DIOXIDE||Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards|
|MINERAL OIL||Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|TIN OXIDE||Enhanced skin absorption, Persistence and bioaccumulation|
|IRON OXIDES||Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation|
|MICA||Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation|
|TOCOPHEROL||Cancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)|
|BORON NITRIDE||Enhanced skin absorption|
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
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