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Revlon Super Lustrous - Creme Lipstick, Certainly Red (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Revlon Super Lustrous - Creme Lipstick, Certainly Red (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 Super Lustrous - Creme Lipstick, Certainly Red (old formulation) is 6.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Robust
BHA

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

Fair

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

None
D&C RED 27 LAKE
Appeared as: D&C RED 27 ALUMINUM LAKE

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

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

Fair
SOLVENT RED 43
Appeared as: FD&C RED 21

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

Limited
SOLVENT RED 72
Appeared as: D&C ORANGE 5

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

Fair

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

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CASTOR OIL (RICINIS COMMUNIS)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited
D&C RED 33 LAKE
Appeared as: D&C RED 33 ALUMINUM LAKE

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

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

Fair

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

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE
Appeared as: OCTYL PALMITATE

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
Appeared as: CANDELILLA WAX (EURPHORBIA CERIFERA)

Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Appeared as: CARNAUBA WAX (COPERNICA CERIFERA)

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

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

• Cancer (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

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

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Castor Oil (Ricinis Communis), Isostearyl Hydroxystearate, Octyl Palmitate, Octyldodecanol, Ozokerite, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Synthetic Wax, Cetyl Alcohol, Candelilla Wax (Eurphorbia Cerifera), Carnauba Wax (Copernica Cerifera), Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Aloe Barbadensis Extract, Silica, BHA, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Sorbic Acid, May Contain: FD&C Red 21, D&C Orange 5, D&C Red 6 Barium Lake, D&C Red 7 Calcium Lake, D&C Red 27 Aluminum Lake, D&C Red 33 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Yellow 6 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Blue 1 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Yellow 5 Aluminum Lake, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Mica, Bismuth Oxychloride

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