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CoverGirl TruBlend Blush Naturally Luminous Powder, Shimmering Sands 430 (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the CoverGirl TruBlend Blush Naturally Luminous Powder, Shimmering Sands 430 (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 12, 2014 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 CoverGirl TruBlend Blush Naturally Luminous Powder, Shimmering Sands 430 (2014 formulation) is 6.

Data last updated: November 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS)

Fair
BHT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Good

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

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: MINERAL OIL (PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

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

Fair

Limited
CALCIUM SILICATE
Appeared as: CALCIUM SILICATE (ANTICAKING AGENT)

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair
CI 75470
Appeared as: CARMINE (CI 75470)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Talc, Mica, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Flour, Zinc Stearate, Calcium Silicate (Anticaking Agent), Titanium Dioxide, Mineral Oil (Paraffinum Liquidum), Glycerin, BHT, Methicone, Quaternium 15, Methylparaben, Isopropyl Myristate, Propylparaben, Sodium Dehydroacetate, May Contain (+/-):, Iron Oxides, Carmine (CI 75470), Yellow 5 Aluminum Lake, Ultramarines

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