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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
March 2013

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L'Oreal Colour Riche Balm, Plush Plum, SPF 15 (2013 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed L'Oreal Colour Riche Balm, Plush Plum, SPF 15 (2013 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 L'Oreal Colour Riche Balm, Plush Plum, SPF 15 (2013 formulation) is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
OCTINOXATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
BENZYL ALCOHOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PETROLATUMContamination concerns (PAHS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
D&C RED 7None Identified
Data: None
OCTISALATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ALUMINAEnhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
TIN OXIDEEnhanced skin absorption, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
MICAOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Fair
ACRYLATES COPOLYMERContamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE), Use restrictions
Data: None
D&C RED 22 ALUMINUM LAKE
RED 22 LAKE
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
D&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
YELLOW 5 LAKE
None Identified
Data: None
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
BLUE 1 LAKE
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
CALCIUM ALUMINUM BOROSILICATENone Identified
Data: Fair
POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE
POLYETHYLENE TERETHALATE
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
D&C YELLOW 6 ALUMINUM LAKE
YELLOW 6 LAKE
None Identified
Data: None
CARMINEEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE
PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE
Ecotoxicology, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
POLYBUTENEData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
OCTYLDODECANOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL MYRISTATENone Identified
Data: Fair
POLYETHYLENEData gaps, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: None
D&C RED 28 ALUMINUM LAKE
RED 28 LAKE
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: None
VP/ HEXADECENE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: Limited
SILICA DIMETHYL SILYLATENone Identified
Data: None
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
ROSA CANINA FRUIT OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATENone Identified
Data: None
OZOKERITENone Identified
Data: Limited
DIISOSTEARYL MALATENone Identified
Data: Limited
SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITENone Identified
Data: Limited
VP/ EICOSENE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAXNone 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