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Mineral Fusion Liquid Lip Gloss, Sensitive (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Mineral Fusion Liquid Lip Gloss, Sensitive (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 Mineral Fusion Liquid Lip Gloss, Sensitive (old formulation) is 5.

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 LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A) (VITAMIN A)

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

Fair
UNSPECIFIED FLAVOR
Appeared as: NATURAL FLAVOR

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption

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

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA OIL (COCONUT)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited
OZOKERITE
Appeared as: OZOKERITE (MINERAL WAX)

Robust

None
SORBITAN OLIVATE
Appeared as: SORBITAN OLIVATE (SOURCE OLIVE OIL)

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL (SUNFLOWER)

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRIC/CAPRYLIC TRIGLYCERIDE

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM SEED OIL (POMEGRANATE)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: VITIS VINIFERA SEED OIL (GRAPE)

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: BEESWAX (APIS MELLIFERA)

Limited
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS/RED TEA) LEAF EXTRACT (ROOIBUS RED TEA)

Limited
WHITE TEA EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT (WHITE TEA)

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

Limited
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACT
Appeared as: MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA (KELP) EXTRACT (SEA KELP)

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)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Octyldodecanol, Cocos Nucifera Oil (Coconut), Ethyl Cellulose, Sorbitol, Natural Flavor, Ricinus Communis (Castor Seed) Oil, Ozokerite (Mineral Wax), Water, Sorbitan Olivate (Source Olive Oil), Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil (Sunflower), Capric/Caprylic Triglyceride, Punica Granatum Seed Oil (Pomegranate), Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Vitis Vinifera Seed Oil (Grape), Beeswax (Apis Mellifera), Aspalathus Linearis (Rooibos/Red Tea) Leaf Extract (Rooibus Red Tea), Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Extract (White Tea), Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C) (Vitamin C), Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A) (Vitamin A), Macrocystis Pyrifera (Kelp) Extract (Sea Kelp), May Contain (+/-):, Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Carmine (CI 75470)

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