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L'Oreal Colour Riche Lipstick, Blushing Berry 590 (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the L'Oreal Colour Riche Lipstick, Blushing Berry 590 (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 L'Oreal Colour Riche Lipstick, Blushing Berry 590 (2014 formulation) is 5.

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Data last updated: November 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair
BHA

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

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
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491 CI 77492 CI 77499)

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

Limited
LANOLIN OIL
Appeared as: LANOLIN LIQUIDA/LANOLIN OIL

Fair
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) OIL (SESAME SEED)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
Appeared as: MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX)

None

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) HIPS OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSE HIP) OIL

Fair

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Limited

None

Limited

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

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

None
D&C RED 7
Appeared as: RED 7 (CI 15850)

Limited
AKA231
Appeared as: RED 28 (CI 45410)

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None
D&C RED 22 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 22 LAKE (CI 45380)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE
Appeared as: BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE (CI 77163)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
CI 75470
Appeared as: CARMINE (CI 75470)

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Lanolin Liquida/Lanolin Oil, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Oil (Sesame Seed), Oleyl Erucate, Microcrystalline Wax, PPG 5 Lanolin Wax, Acetylated Lanolin, Cera Alba (Beeswax), Disteardimonium Hectorite, Parfum/Fragrance, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Rosa Canina (Rose Hip) Oil, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Silica, Arginine PCA, BHT, BHA, Geraniol, Hexylcinnamal, Hydroxycitronellal, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Methyl 2 Octynoate, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Polymethylmethacrylate, May Contain (+/-):, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Red 7 (CI 15850), Red 28 (CI 45410), Yellow 6 Aluminum Lake (CI 15985), Red 22 Lake (CI 45380), Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Yellow 5 Aluminum Lake (CI 19140), Carmine (CI 75470), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090)

Directions from packaging:

Apply on lips as desired.

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