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Revlon ColorStay Liner For Lips, Natural 685 (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Revlon ColorStay Liner For Lips, Natural 685 (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 Revlon ColorStay Liner For Lips, Natural 685 (old formulation) is 3.

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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

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

Fair
AKA228
Appeared as: RED 36 (CI 12085)

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

Fair

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

Fair
SORBIC ACID
Appeared as: SORBIC ACID (A PRESERVATIVE)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

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)

Fair
ZINC OXIDE
Appeared as: ZINC OXIDE (CI 77947)

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

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (NATURAL VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) EXTRACT

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL
Appeared as: GLYCINE SOJA OIL (SOYBEAN)

None

Limited

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

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

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

Limited
D&C RED 7 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850)

• Use restrictions (low)

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
CI 75470
Appeared as: CARMINE (CI 75470)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
MANGANESE VIOLET
Appeared as: MANGANESE VIOLET (CI 77742)

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

None
D&C RED 21 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: RED 21 LAKE (CI 45380) (CI 45410)

Limited
PIGMENT RED 57
Appeared as: RED 6 (CI 15850)

• Cancer (low)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

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

None
D&C ORANGE 5 LAKE
Appeared as: ORANGE 5 LAKE (CI 45370)

• Use restrictions (low)

None
D&C RED 21 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 21 LAKE (CI 45380)

• Use restrictions (low)

None
D&C RED 27 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 27 LAKE (CI 45410)

None
D&C RED 6 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 6 LAKE (CI 15850)

• Use restrictions (low)

None
YELLOW 10 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: YELLOW 10 ALUMINUM LAKE (CI 47005)

Limited
AKA231
Appeared as: RED 28 (CI 45410)

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA: Companies That Do Test on Animals

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For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Cyclopentasiloxane, Ozokerite, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Polyethylene, Phenyltrimethicone, Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E), Dicalcium Phosphate, Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Extract, Glycine Soja Oil (Soybean), Disteardimonium Hectorite, Propylene Carbonate, Sorbic Acid (A Preservative), May Contain (+/-):, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Carmine (CI 75470), Yellow 6 Aluminum Lake (CI 15985), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Red 21 Lake (CI 45380) (CI 45410), Red 6 (CI 15850), Yellow 5 Aluminum Lake (CI 19140), Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Orange 5 Lake (CI 45370), Red 21 Lake (CI 45380), Red 27 Lake (CI 45410), Red 30 (CI 73360), Red 6 Lake (CI 15850), Yellow 10 Aluminum Lake (CI 47005), Zinc Oxide (CI 77947), Red 36 (CI 12085), Red 28 (CI 45410), Red 22 Lake (CI 45380)

Directions from packaging:

Sharpen: Pull out sharpener from end of pencil. Insert tip and turn.

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