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philosophy lip shine, sweet talk (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the philosophy lip shine, sweet talk (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 philosophy lip shine, sweet talk (old formulation) is 7.

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Data last updated: July 2013

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good
OXYBENZONE
Appeared as: BENZOPHENONE 3

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair
OCTINOXATE
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

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

Fair
UNSPECIFIED FLAVOR
Appeared as: AROMA (FLAVOR)

Limited

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

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Fair

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Fair

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

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

Fair
D&C RED 6 BARIUM LAKE
Appeared as: D&C RED 6 BARIUM LAKE (CI 15850)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
CI 15620 CI 15620
Appeared as: D&C RED 7 CALCIUM (CI 15850)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Polybutene, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Cera Alba (Beeswax), Aroma (Flavor), Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate, Polyglyceryl 2 Dipolyhydroxystearate, Triethylhexyl Trimellitate, C30 45 Olefin, Aqua/Water/Eau, Tocopherol, Tocotrienols, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil, Benzophenone 3, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Sodium Saccharin, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Synthetic Wax, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Phenoxyethanol, Benzyl Benzoate, Limonene, Linalool, Silica, Tin Oxide, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, BHT, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), D&C Red 6 Barium Lake (CI 15850), D&C Red 7 Calcium (CI 15850)

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