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Black Radiance Urban Identity Eye Palette, Exquisite (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Black Radiance Urban Identity Eye Palette, Exquisite (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 11, 2014 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 Urban Identity Eye Palette, Exquisite (2014 formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: November 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • 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
Robust
CI 77266
Appeared as: BLACK 2 (CI 77266)

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

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

Fair

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

Limited
FD&C RED NO. 40 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: RED 40 LAKE (CI 16035)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

Limited

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: MAY CONTAIN (/-)

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

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
ULTRAMARINES
Appeared as: ULTRAMARINES (CI 77007)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Talc, Nylon-12, Boron Nitride, Ethyl Macadamiate, Dimethicone, Magnesium Stearate, Capric Triglyceride, Caprylic, Polybutene, Caprylyl Glycol, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Glycerin, Tocopherol, May Contain (+/-): Black 2 (CI 77266), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77499), Mica, Red 40 Lake (CI 16035), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Ultramarines (CI 77007)

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