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Alison Raffaele Reality Base Foundation, Skintone 5 - Golden (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Alison Raffaele Reality Base Foundation, Skintone 5 - Golden (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 Alison Raffaele Reality Base Foundation, Skintone 5 - Golden (old formulation) is 2.

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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 LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

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
MICA
Appeared as: MICA (CI 77019)

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

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None

Limited

None
DIMETHYLACRYLAMIDE/ ACRYLIC ACID POLYSTYRENE ETHYL METHACRYLATE COPOLYMER
Appeared as: DIMETHYLACRYLAMIDE/ACRYLIC ACID/POLYSTYRENE ETHYL METHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None

Limited
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE
Appeared as: MAGNESIUM ALUMINIUM SILICATE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

None

None

Fair

Limited
LYCIUM BARBARUM (MATRIMONY VINE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LYCIUM BARBARUM (GOJI) FRUIT EXTRACT (GOJI BERRY)

Limited

Fair

Limited

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

Limited

• Occupational hazards (high)

Robust

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Cyclopentasiloxane, Isododecane, Coco Caprylate/Caprate, Butylene Glycol, Dimethicone, PEG/PPG 18/18 Dimethicone, Polysilicone 11, Cetyl/PEG/PPG 10/1 Dimethicone, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Dimethylacrylamide/Acrylic Acid/Polystyrene Ethyl, Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Hexyl Laurate, Polyglyceryl 4 Isostearate, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Quaternium 18 Hectorite, Magnesium Aluminium Silicate, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, C12 16 Alcohols, Palmitic Acid, Lycium Barbarum (Goji) Fruit Extract (Goji Berry), Punica Granatum (Pomegranate Extract), Resveratrol, Propylene Carbonate, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Sodium Chloride, Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C), May Contain (+/-):, Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Mica (CI 77019)

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