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POP Beauty Petal Jam Lip Balm, Bursting Violet (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the POP Beauty Petal Jam Lip Balm, Bursting Violet (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 POP Beauty Petal Jam Lip Balm, Bursting Violet (old formulation) is 4.

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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 MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • 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
VAT RED 1
Appeared as: D&C RED 30 (CI 73360)

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

Fair
UNSPECIFIED FLAVOR
Appeared as: FLAVOR

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E) (VITAMIN E)

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

Fair
FD&C BLUE 1
Appeared as: FD&C BLUE 1 (CI 42090) (CI 42090)

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
ACID RED 33
Appeared as: D&C RED 33 (CI 17200)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77489 CI 77491 CI 77499)

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

Limited

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

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: PERSEA GRATISSIMA OIL (AVOCADO)

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: MINERAL OIL (PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA (MACADAMIA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA (NUT) SEED OIL

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None
BUTYLENE/ ETHYLENE/ STYRENE COPOLYMER
Appeared as: BUTYLENE/ETHYLENE/STYRENE/STYRENE COPOLYMER

None
DEXTRIN PALMITATE
Appeared as: DEXTRENE PALMITATE

None
DIBUTYL ETHYLHEXANOYL GLUTAMIDE
Appeared as: DIBUTYL ETHYLHEXANOL GLUTAMIDE

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

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

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

None
D&C RED 7 CALCIUM LAKE
Appeared as: D&C RED 7 CALCIUM (CI 15850) (CI 15850

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None
SODIUM PALM KERNELATE
Appeared as: 2)

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

C12 15 Alkyl Benzoate, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil (Jojoba), Persea Gratissima Oil (Avocado), Mineral Oil (Paraffinum Liquidum), Macadamia Ternifolia (Nut) Seed Oil, Polyisobutene, Mineral Oil (Paraffinum Liquidum), Butylene/Ethylene/Styrene/Styrene Copolymer, Dextrene Palmitate, Dibutyl Ethylhexanol, Glutamide, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E) (Vitamin E), Menthol, Saccharin, Flavor, D&C Red 33 (CI 17200), Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77489, CI 77491, CI 77499), D&C Red 7 Calcium (CI 15850) (CI 15850:1), FD&C Yellow 5 Aluminum Lake (CI 19140:1), D&C Red 30 (CI 73360), FD&C Blue 1 (CI 42090) (CI 42090), D&C Red 6 Barium Lake (CI 15850) (CI 15850:2)

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