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Prestige Waterproof Lip Liner Pencil, True Red (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Prestige Waterproof Lip Liner Pencil, True Red (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 11, 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 Prestige Waterproof Lip Liner Pencil, True Red (2014 formulation) is 4.

Data last updated: November 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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

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

Limited
CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENS
Appeared as: CHROMIUM OXIDE GREEN (CI 77288)

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (MERCURY, ARSENIC, LEAD, GOSSYPOL, PESTICIDES, and PCBS)

Fair

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

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)

Limited
ULTRAMARINES
Appeared as: ULTRAMARINES (CI 77007)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair
FERRIC FERROCYANIDE
Appeared as: FERROCYANIDE (CI 77510)

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

Limited
CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREEN
Appeared as: CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREEN (CI 77289) (CI 77289)

• 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
MICA
Appeared as: MICA (CI 77019)

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• 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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL (JOJOBA)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE/CI 77891

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

Fair
CI 75470
Appeared as: CARMINE (CI 75470) (CI 75470)

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

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

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Cyclopentasiloxane, Paraffin, C11 12 Isoparaffin, Polybutene, Hydrogenated Cottonseed Oil, Ceresin, Ozokerite, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil (Jojoba), Microcrystalline Wax (Cera Microcristallina), Methylparaben, Propylparaben, BHT, May Contain (+/-):, Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide/CI 77891, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491 CI 77492 CI 77499), Ultramarines (CI 77007), Carmine (CI 75470) (CI 75470), Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Chromium Oxide Green (CI 77288), Chromium Hydroxide Green (CI 77289) (CI 77289), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163) (CI 77163)

Directions from packaging:

For better results use Prestige Sharpener #6005

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