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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Physicians Formula Powder Palette Multi-Colored Face Powder, Highlighter

EWG scientists reviewed Physicians Formula Powder Palette Multi-Colored Face Powder, Highlighter 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 Powder Palette Multi-Colored Face Powder, Highlighter is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PROPYLPARABENDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENSEnhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
D&C RED 30
RED 30 (CI 73360)
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: None
ULTRAMARINESMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
FERRIC AMMONIUM FERROCYANIDEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ETHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TALCContamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
MICAOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
OCTYLDODECYL STEAROYL STEARATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
MANGANESE VIOLETEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
CARMINEEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
LAUROYL LYSINENone Identified
Data: None
BIS-DIGLYCERYL POLYACYLADIPATE-2None Identified
Data: None
IRON DIOXIDENone Identified
Data: None
CETYL DIMETHICONEData gaps
Data: Limited
NYLON-12None 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