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Smashbox Lip Gloss, 35mm (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Smashbox Lip Gloss, 35mm (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 2013 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 Smashbox Lip Gloss, 35mm (old formulation) is 4.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair
VAT RED 1
Appeared as: RED 30 (CI 73360)

• Use restrictions (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CASTOR (RICINUS COMMUNIS) SEED OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited

None

None

None

Limited

None

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (NATURAL VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

None
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
D&C RED 7 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 7 LAKE

• Use restrictions (low)

None
D&C RED 6 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: RED 6 LAKE

Fair
CI 75470
Appeared as: CARMINE (CI 75470)

Limited
PIGMENT RED 57
Appeared as: RED 6

• Cancer (low)

None
D&C RED 7
Appeared as: RED 7

Limited
AKA231
Appeared as: RED 28 (CI 45410)

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Polybutene, Bis Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate 2, Octyldodecanol, Castor (Ricinus Communis) Seed Oil, Ethylene/Propylene/Styrene Copolymer, Butylene/Ethylene/Styrene Copolymer, Ozokerite Wax, Trihydroxystearin, Quaternium 18 Hectorite, Propylene Carbonate, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E), Phenoxyethanol, Mica, Iron Oxides, Titanium Dioxide, Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Red 7 Lake, Red 6 Lake, Carmine (CI 75470), Red 6, Red 7, Red 30 (CI 73360), Red 28 (CI 45410), Yellow 5 Aluminum Lake, Oxybenzone

Directions from packaging:

Generously apply to bare lips or over lipstick with the brush wand for a lusciously glossy pout.

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