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e.l.f. Moisturizing Lipstick, Rosy-Go-Round (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the e.l.f. Moisturizing Lipstick, Rosy-Go-Round (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 e.l.f. Moisturizing Lipstick, Rosy-Go-Round (2014 formulation) is 6.

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Data last updated: November 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • 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 (VITAMIN A)

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

None
D&C RED 27 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)

Fair

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

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

None

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

Fair

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

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

• Enhanced skin absorption
• 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)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
TIN OXIDE
Appeared as: TIN OXIDE (CI 77861)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

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

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C)

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

• Cancer (moderate)
• 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
D&C RED 6 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 6 LAKE (CI 15850)

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Paraffinum Liquidum (Mineral Oil), Petrolatum, Ceresin, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Microcrystalline Wax, Polybutene, Paraffin, Synthetic Beeswax, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Fragrance, Butyrospermum Parkii Butter (Shea), Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C), Propylparaben, May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Red 40 Lake (CI 16035), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Red 27 Lake (CI 45410), Red 6 Lake (CI 15850), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Tin Oxide (CI 77861)

Directions from packaging:

Apply as desired to lips as often as needed.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Discontinue use if signs of irritation appear. Keep out of reach of children.

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