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Wet n Wild MegaSlicks Lip Gloss, Red Sensation (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Wet n Wild MegaSlicks Lip Gloss, Red Sensation (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 12, 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 Wet n Wild MegaSlicks Lip Gloss, Red Sensation (2014 formulation) is 5.

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Data last updated: November 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

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

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

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

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

Good

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None
BUTYLENE/ ETHYLENE/ STYRENE COPOLYMER
Appeared as: STYRENE COPOLYMER

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: - MAY CONTAIN

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

Fair
CI 75470
Appeared as: CARMINE

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

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Mineral Oil, Triisostearyl Citrate, Petrolatum, Polybutene, Ceresin, Propylene, Butylene, Ethylene, Styrene Copolymer, fragrance, PHenoxyethanol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Sorbic Acid, Tocopherol, Ricinus Communis Seed Oil (Castor), +, - May Contain: Carmine, Iron Oxides (CI 77491, 77492, 77499), Mica, Red 27 Lake (CI 45410), titanium dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140)

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