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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Pur Minerals CC Cream, SPF 40 (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Pur Minerals CC Cream, SPF 40 (old 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 Pur Minerals CC Cream, SPF 40 (old formulation) is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINOL (VITAMIN A)Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
OCTINOXATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
HOMOSALATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID, TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL)
Data: Fair
LACTIC ACIDUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Good
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
PEG-8Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG-100 STEARATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-60Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
SORBIC ACIDAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDESPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
PPG-10 BUTANEDIOLNone Identified
Data: None
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
SPIRAEA ULMARIA (MEADOWSWEET) FLOWER EXTRACT
SPIRAEA ULMARIA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: None
HYDROLYZED CERATONIA SILIQUA SEED EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
XYLITYLGLUCOSIDENone Identified
Data: None
ANHYDROXYLITOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
XYLITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/SODIUM ACRYLODIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROXYPROPYL CYCLODEXTRINNone Identified
Data: Fair
PALMITOYL TRIPEPTIDE-38None Identified
Data: None
CERAMIDENone Identified
Data: Fair
BORON NITRIDEEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
SODIUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATENone Identified
Data: None
CETYL ALCOHOLOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
NIACINAMIDENone Identified
Data: Fair
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
PROPANEDIOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
ISOHEXADECANEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
WATER
AQUA
Innocuous
Data: Robust


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