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philosophy cherry on top lip shine (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the philosophy cherry on top lip shine (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 cherry on top lip shine (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 (moderate)
• 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)

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
FD&C YELLOW 5
Appeared as: FD & C YELLOW 5 (CI 19140)

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

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

• 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/CIRE D'ABEILLE

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

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
PIGMENT RED 57
Appeared as: D & C RED 6 (CI 15850)

• Cancer (low)

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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/Cire d'Abeille, Aroma/Flavor, Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate, Polyglyceryl-2 Dipolyhydroxystearate, Triethylhexyl Trimellitate, C30-45 Olefin, Aqua/Water/Eau, Tocopherol, Tocotrienols, Trilinolein, Triolein, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Benzophenone-3, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Sodium Saccharin, Benzyl Benzoate, Phenoxyethanol, BHT, Iron Oxides ( CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), D & C Red No. 6 (CI 15850), FD & C Yellow No. 5 (CI 19140)

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