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CI 15850 (D&C Red No. 6 or 7)

Score:

Data: Limited

  • Other Concerns
  • Functions
  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Use restrictions (high), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low), and Contamination concerns (high)

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Products with this Ingredient

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lipstick2592 products
lip gloss776 products
lip liner435 products
blush345 products
eye liner192 products
nail polish192 products
lip balm180 products
eye shadow161 products
bronzer/highlighter75 products
foundation55 products
glitter46 products
lip plumper41 products
facial powder28 products
lip balm with SPF25 products
concealer24 products
body oil19 products
15 products
hair color and bleaching14 products
setting powder/spray13 products
nail glue12 products
makeup primer9 products
mask8 products
exfoliant/scrub8 products
moisturizer6 products
CC cream6 products
nail treatment5 products
hair styling aide4 products
body art3 products
facial moisturizer/treatment2 products
body wash/cleanser2 products
toners/astringents2 products
brow liner1 products
fragrance for men1 products
cuticle treatment1 products
oil controller1 products
body powder1 products
hair spray1 products

Contamination concerns

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Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Violation of government restrictions - Restricted in cosmetics; use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - Color additive not approved by FDA for cosmetics used around eyesFDA Color Additive Status

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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Concern Reference
One or more animal studies show any irritation at moderate dosesOpen scientific literature

Cancer

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Concern Reference
Cancer - weight of evidence unknown/unassessedOpen scientific literature

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Associated with immunotoxicity or allergiesOpen scientific literature

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
Insufficient data to determine safetyOpen scientific literature
Considered safe based on assumption of low absorptionOpen scientific literature
0 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Informational

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Concern Reference
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - Color Additives - Batch Certified by the U.S. Food and Drug AdministrationCTFA International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - Color additive approved by FDA for use in cosmeticsFDA Color Additive Status

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Classified as a low human health priorityEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. Color Additive Status List. September 2006.
  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • CTFA (Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association). 2006. International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook, 11th Edition. Color Additive Information. Washington, DC.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.

About this Ingredient's Score Range

  • This ingredient’s score is higher if used in products intended for use around the eyes due to increased risk of absorption.
  • Products with the EWG VERIFIED mark have met the program’s impurity and use restrictions based on EWG's review of the company's data.

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