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Wet 'n Wild 912B Pink Lemonade Mega Colors (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Wet 'n Wild 912B Pink Lemonade Mega Colors (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 Wet 'n Wild 912B Pink Lemonade Mega Colors (old formulation) is 6.

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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 HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

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

Fair
BHT
Appeared as: BHT (IN SHADES 900A

• 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
FERRIC FERROCYANIDE
Appeared as: FERRIC FERROCYANIDE (CI 77510).]

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

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

Fair

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

None
PEG-4 DIHEPTANOATE
Appeared as: PEG-4 DIHEPTANOATE (IN SHADES 900A

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

Fair
FD&C YELLOW 5
Appeared as: 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
MICA
Appeared as: MICA (NOT IN SHADE 904A)

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

Fair
TIN OXIDE
Appeared as: TIN OXIDE (IN SHADE 911C)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

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

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

Fair
D&C RED 30 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 30 LAKE (CI 73360)

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
Appeared as: EUPHORIA CERIFERA WAX

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: BEESWAX (CERA ALBA)

Limited

Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Appeared as: COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNUBA) WAX

Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
Appeared as: MICROCRYSTALINE WAX

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None
ISOSTEARYL PALMITATE
Appeared as: ISOSTEARYL PALMITATE (NOT IN SHADES 900A

• Use restrictions (low)

None
CETYL RICINOLEATE
Appeared as: CETYL RICINOLEATE (NOT IN SHADES 900A

Limited
HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE OIL
Appeared as: HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE OIL (NOT IN SHADES 900A

Limited
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE (IN SHADES 900A

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CERESIN
Appeared as: CERESIN (IN SHADES 900A

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None
PPG-2 MYRISTYL ETHER PROPIONATE
Appeared as: PPG-2 MYRISTYL ETHER PROPIONATE (IN SHADES 900A

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA (IN SHADES 900A

Limited
VP/ HEXADECENE COPOLYMER
Appeared as: VP/HEXADECENE COPOLYMER (IN SHADES 900A

None
NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE/ DICAPRATE
Appeared as: NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE/DICAPRATE (IN SHADES 900A

None
TRIDECYL STEARATE
Appeared as: TRIDECYL STEARATE (IN SHADES 900A

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL
Appeared as: HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL (NOT IN SHADES 900A

None
TRIDECYL TRIMELLITATE
Appeared as: TRIDECYL TRIMELLITATE (IN SHADES 900A

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

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

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

Limited
D&C RED 7 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE
Appeared as: BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE (CI 77163)

None
D&C RED 6 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 6 LAKE (CI 15850)

• Use restrictions (low)

None
D&C RED 27 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 27 LAKE (CI 45410)

None
D&C RED 22 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 22 LAKE (CI 45380)

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None
D&C RED 21 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 21 LAKE (CI 45380)

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
CI 75470
Appeared as: CARMINE (CI 75470)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Euphoria Cerifera Wax, Mineral Oil (Paraffinum Liquidum), Beeswax (Cera Alba), Ozokerite, Petrolatum, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnuba) Wax, Microcrystaline Wax, Lanolin Alcohol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Tocopheryl Acetate, Propylparaben, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Retinyl Palmitate, Benzophenone-3, Oleyl Alcohol, Mica (Not In Shade 904A), Isostearyl Palmitate (Not In Shades 900A, 902A, 906A, 912A, 918B), Cetyl Ricinoleate (Not In Shades 900A, 902A, 906A, 912B, 918B), Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil (Not In Shades 900A, 902A, 906A, 912B, 918B), Ethylhexyl Palmitate (In Shades 900A, 902A, 906A, 912B, 918B), Ceresin (In Shades 900A, 902A, 906A, 912B, 918B), Ppg-2 Myristyl Ether Propionate (In Shades 900A, 902A, 906A, 912B, 918B), Peg-4 Diheptanoate (In Shades 900A, 902A, 906A, 912B, 918B), Silica (In Shades 900A, 902A, 906A, 907B, 912B, 913B, 918B), Vp/Hexadecene Copolymer (In Shades 900A, 902A, 906A, 912B, 918B), Neopentyl Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate (In Shades 900A, 902A, 906A, 912B, 918B), Tridecyl Stearate (In Shades 900A, 902A, 906A, 912B, 918B), Hydrogenated Castor Oil (Not In Shades 900A, 902A, 906A, 912B, 918B), Tridecyl Trimellitate (In Shades 900A, 902A, 906A, 912B, 918B), Bht (In Shades 900A, 902A, 906A, 912B, 918B), Tin Oxide (In Shade 911C). [May Contain: Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, 77492, 77499), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Red 6 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 27 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 22 Lake (Ci 45380), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Yellow 5 (Ci 19140), Red 30 Lake (Ci 73360), Red 33 Lake (Ci 17200), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Red 21 Lake (Ci 45380), Carmine (Ci 75470), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510).]

Directions from packaging:

USE ON CLEAN LIPS

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