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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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John Allan's Matte, But Never Dull (2013 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed John Allan's Matte, But Never Dull (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 John Allan's Matte, But Never Dull (2013 formulation) is 7.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
OXYBENZONE
BENZOPHENONE 3
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Endocrine disruption, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PROPYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Cancer, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
EMULSIFYING WAXMiscellaneous
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
STEARETH-2Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG-45MOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
LANOLIN ALCOHOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) EXTRACTUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ISOSTEARETH-20Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
SULISOBENZONE
BENZOPHENONE 4
Enhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
OLETH-20Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ALUMINUM POWDER)
Data: None
CI 17200Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CI 42090Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
METHYL GLUCETH-20None Identified
Data: None
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) EXRACT
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACT (GRAPEFRUIT)
None Identified
Data: Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) EXTRACT
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA EXTRACT (WITCH HAZEL)
None Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM MAGNESIUM SILICATENone Identified
Data: None
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) EXTRACT
CYMBOPOGON SCHOEANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
TETRASODIUM PYROPHOSPHATENone Identified
Data: Fair
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCHNone Identified
Data: Fair
PVPOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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