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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
August 2007

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Paula Dorf Perfect Illusion (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Paula Dorf Perfect Illusion (2009 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 Paula Dorf Perfect Illusion (2009 formulation) 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
RETINOL (VITAMIN A)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PEG-8Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CYCLOMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
ISOCETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: None
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
ASCRIBYL PALMITATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PARAFFINOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
POLYBUTENEData gaps, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) EXTRACTData gaps, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BIS-DIGLYCERYL POLYACYLADIPATE-2None Identified
Data: None
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)None Identified
Data: Fair


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