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Black Radiance Perfect Tone Lipstick, 5005 Sahara Red (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Black Radiance Perfect Tone Lipstick, 5005 Sahara Red (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 Black Radiance Perfect Tone Lipstick, 5005 Sahara Red (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 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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Neurotoxicity
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

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)

Limited
D&C YELLOW NO. 10 (CI 47005) LAKE
Appeared as: YELLOW 10 LAKE (CI 47005)

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (ZINC, ANILINE, and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

None

• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ANILINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Limited
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (CI 15985) LAKE
Appeared as: YELLOW 6 LAKE (CI 15985)

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Fair
FD&C YELLOW NO. 5 (CI 19140)
Appeared as: YELLOW 5 (CI 19140)

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Neurotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Limited
CI 45410 (D&C RED NO. 27 OR 28) LAKE
Appeared as: RED 27 LAKE (CI 45410)

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

None
CI 45380 (D&C RED NO. 21 OR 22) LAKE
Appeared as: RED 21 LAKE (CI 45380)

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

Fair

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

None
D&C ORANGE NO. 5 (CI 45370) LAKE
Appeared as: ORANGE 5 LAKE (CI 45370)

• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited
D&C RED NO. 33 (CI 17200) LAKE
Appeared as: RED 33 LAKE (CI 17200)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE)

Limited
CI 15850 (D&C RED NO. 6 OR 7) LAKE
Appeared as: RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (ANILINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RICINUS COMMUNIS SEED OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair
TIN OXIDE
Appeared as: TIN OXIDE (IN SHADES 5035

• 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 NO. 36 (CI 12085)
Appeared as: RED 36 (CI 12085)

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

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Good

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

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

None
TRIISOSTEARYL CITRATE
Appeared as: TRIISOSTEARYL CITRATE (IN SHADE 5017A)

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

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

Limited
MANGANESE VIOLET
Appeared as: MANGANESE VIOLET (CI 77742)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (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 Seed Oil, Euphorbia Cerifera Wax, Mica, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Isostearyl Palmitate, Cetyl Ricinoleate, Mineral Oil, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Beeswax, Petrolatum, Ozokerite, Copernicia Cerifera Wax, Microcrystalline Wax, Silica, Lanolin Alcohol, Butyrospermum Parkii, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Propylparaben, Retinyl Palmitate, Benzophenone-3, Oleyl Alcohol, Triisostearyl Citrate (In Shade 5017A), Tin Oxide (In Shades 5035, 5050A). [May Contain: Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, 77492, 77499), Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 27 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 6 Lake (Ci 15850), Orange 5 Lake (Ci 45370), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Red 21 Lake (Ci 45380), Yellow 6 Lake (Ci 15985), Red 36 (Ci 12085), Yellow 5 (Ci 19140), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Red 33 Lake (Ci 17200), Yellow 10 Lake (Ci 47005), Carmine (Ci 75470).]

Directions from packaging:

Use on clean lips

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