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Peter Thomas Roth BB Blur Cream, Medium to Tan (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Peter Thomas Roth BB Blur Cream, Medium to Tan (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 Peter Thomas Roth BB Blur Cream, Medium to Tan (old formulation) is 6.

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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • 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

• 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)

None

Limited

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

Good

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

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

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CL 77491 CL 77492 CL 77499)

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

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: BEESWAX (CERA ALBA)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

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

Limited

None

None

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

None

None

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

None

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

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

Fair

Fair

None

None

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) SEED EXTRAT

Robust

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: Octinoxate 7.5%, Octisalate 5%, titanium dioxide 15%, Inactive Ingredients: Beeswax (Cera Alba), Benzimidazole Diamond Amidoethyl Urea Carbamoyl Propyl Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Boron Nitride, Butylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol, Cetyl PEG/PPG 10/1 Dimethicone, Dextrin Palmitate, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Dimethylacrylamide/Acrylic Acid/Polystyrene Ethyl Methacrylate Copolymer, Dipentaerythrityl Hexahydroxystearate/Hexastearate/Hexarosinate, Disodium EDTA, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Ethoxydiglycol, Fragrance (Parfum), Glycerin, Hexyldecanol, Hexylene Glycol, Iron Oxides (CL 77491, CL 77492, CL 77499), Lauryl PEG-9 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Lycium Barbarium Fruit Extract, Lysine, Magnesium Chloride, Methyl Trimethicone, Palmitoyl Hexapeptide-14, Phenoxyethanol, Polyethylene, Potassium Chloride, Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Seed Extrat, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sorbitan Oleate, Squalane, Titanium Dioxide, Tocopherol, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Water/Aqua/Eau, Xanthan Gum, Zinc Chloride

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