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Physicians Formula Sexy Booster Sexy Glow Blush, Rose (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Physicians Formula Sexy Booster Sexy Glow Blush, Rose (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 03, 2016 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 Physicians Formula Sexy Booster Sexy Glow Blush, Rose (2016 formulation) is 4.

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Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair
VAT RED 1
Appeared as: RED 30 (MAY CONTAIN)

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (MAY CONTAIN)

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

Fair
TIN OXIDE
Appeared as: TIN OXIDE (MAY CONTAIN)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

None
EPIMEDIUM SAGITTATUM EXTRACT
Appeared as: EPIMEDIUM SAGITTATUM LEAF (STEM EXTRACT)

Fair
COCOA
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) FRUIT POWDER

None

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited

Fair

Limited

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (MAY CONTAIN)

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

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Mica, Diisostearyl Malate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Fragrance, Synthetic Wax, Nylon-12, Silica, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Magnesium Stearate, Ethylhexyl Isononanoate, Lauroyl Lysine, Kaolin, Epimedium Sagittatum Leaf (Stem Extract), Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Fruit Powder, Dimethicone/Methicone Copolymer, Androstadienone, Pregnenolone, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Iron Oxides (May Contain), Red 30 (May Contain), Tin Oxide (May Contain), Titanium Dioxide (May Contain), Yellow 5 Lake (May Contain)

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