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La Roche Posay Nutritic Lips (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the La Roche Posay Nutritic Lips (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 La Roche Posay Nutritic Lips (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_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX)

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None

Limited
CORIANDRUM SATIVUM (CORIANDER) OIL
Appeared as: CORIANDRUM SATIVUM (CORIANDER) FRUIT OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

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

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

Limited

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Polyethylene, Polybutene, Bis-diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Myristyl Myristate, Cera Alba (Beeswax), Octyldodecanol, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Cetyl Alcohol, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Cetyl Palmitate, Glycerin. Ribes Nigrum (Black Currant) Seed Oil, Echium Lycopsis Fruit Oil, Coriandrum Sativum (Coriander) Fruit Oil, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate, Hydroxypalmitoyl Sphinganine, Tetradibutyl Pentaerithrityl, Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), Stearyl Alcohol, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Myristyl Alcohol, Citric Acid, Tocopherol, Ascorbyl Palmitate.

Directions from packaging:

Apply to very dry lips as needed.

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