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Zosimos Botanicals Peony Lipstick – Vegan (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Zosimos Botanicals Peony Lipstick – Vegan (old formulation) product label collected on September 26, 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 Zosimos Botanicals Peony Lipstick – Vegan (old formulation) is 1.

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Where to purchase:

  • 103 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 570-325-8209
  • 1 N. Main Street Homer, NY 13077 (607) 749-2964
  • Zosimos Botanicals LLC
  • 7737 Meany Avenue Bakersfield, CA 93308 (661) 587-6477
  • 100 East Station Street Suite #155 Barrington, IL 60010 (847) 387-3174
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Data last updated: September 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CASTOR 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

Limited
LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL
Appeared as: MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA (MACADAMIA) NUT OIL

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Organic Castor Oil, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter; Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil; Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax; Organic Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Oil; Castor Wax; Organic Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil; Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Butter; Macadamia Ternifolia (Macadamia) Nut Oil; Mica; Kaolin.

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