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Physicians Formula Healthy Wear Tinted Moisturizer, Fair To Light 7067 (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Physicians Formula Healthy Wear Tinted Moisturizer, Fair To Light 7067 (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 Physicians Formula Healthy Wear Tinted Moisturizer, Fair To Light 7067 (old formulation) is 4.

Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (BRUCINE, T-BUTYL ALCOHOL, BRUCINE SULFATE, and QUASSIN)

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair
ZINC OXIDE
Appeared as: ZINC OXIDE 2.94% - SUNSCREEN

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Good

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

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

Robust

Limited

Limited

Limited

None
10-UNDECENOIC ACID, HEPTYL ESTER
Appeared as: HEPTYL UNDECYLENATE

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE

None

None

None

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

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

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
SOLANUM LYCOCARPUM (FRUIT FOR WOLVES) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SOLANUM LYCOPERSICUM (TOMATO) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Robust

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited

Good

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Octinoxate 7.5%, Octocrylene 5%, Titanium Dioxide 8.5%, Zinc Oxide 2.94% - Sunscreen. Active: Octinoxate 7.5%, Octocrylene 5%, Titanium Dioxide 8.5%, Zinc Oxide 2.94% - Sunscreen. Inactive: Cyclopentasiloxane, Water, Styrene/Acrylates, Copolymer, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Butylene Glycol, SD Alcohol 40, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Cetyl Peg/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Heptyl Undecylenate, Lecithin, Peg/PPG-20/15 Dimethicone, Aluminum Hydroxide, Ascorbyl Palmitate, C12-16 Alcohols, Diacetyl Boldine, Dimethicone/Methicone Copolymer, Disodium EDTA, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Gelatin, Genistein, Glycyrrhetinic Acid, Alpha Lipoic Acid, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Palmitic Acid, PEG-12 Glyceryl Dimyristate, Polyglyceryl-3 Palmitate, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Propylene Carbonate, Retinyl Palmitate, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Solanum Lycopersicum (Tomato) Fruit Extract, Squalane Sucrose, Tocopherol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Triethanolamine, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Ubiquinone, Xanthan Gum, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Ethylene Brassylate, Phenoxyethanol. May Contain: Iron Oxides, Titanium Dioxide. Active: Octinoxate 7.5%, Octocrylene 5%, Titanium Dioxide 8.5%, Zinc Oxide 2.94% - Sunscreen. Inactive: Cyclopentasiloxane, Water, Styrene/Acrylates, Copolymer, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Butylene Glycol, SD Alcohol 40, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Cetyl Peg/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Heptyl Undecylenate, Lecithin, Peg/PPG-20/15 Dimethicone, Aluminum Hydroxide, Ascorbyl Palmitate, C12-16 Alcohols, Diacetyl Boldine, Dimethicone/Methicone Copolymer, Disodium EDTA, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Gelatin, Genistein, Glycyrrhetinic Acid, Alpha Lipoic Acid, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Palmitic Acid, PEG-12 Glyceryl Dimyristate, Polyglyceryl-3 Palmitate, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Propylene Carbonate, Retinyl Palmitate, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Solanum Lycopersicum (Tomato) Fruit Extract, Squalane Sucrose, Tocopherol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Triethanolamine, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Ubiquinone, Xanthan Gum, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Ethylene Brassylate, Phenoxyethanol. May Contain: Iron Oxides, Titanium Dioxide.

Directions from packaging:

Apply Generously And Evenly Before Sun Exposure And As Needed.

Warnings from packaging:

For External Use Only. When Using This Product: Keep Out Of Eyes. Rinse With Water To Remove. Stop Use And Ask A Doctor If: Rash Or Irritation Develops And Lasts. Keep Out Of Reach Of Children. If Swallowed, Get Medical Help Or Contact A Poison Control Center Right Away. For External Use Only. When Using This Product: Keep Out Of Eyes. Rinse With Water To Remove. Stop Use And Ask A Doctor If: Rash Or Irritation Develops And Lasts. Keep Out Of Reach Of Children. If Swallowed, Get Medical Help Or Contact A Poison Control Center Right Away.

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