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Black Opal Color Splurge Luxe Crème Lipstick, Black Currant (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Black Opal Color Splurge Luxe Crème Lipstick, Black Currant (2016 formulation) product label collected on November 01, 2016 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 Opal Color Splurge Luxe Crème Lipstick, Black Currant (2016 formulation) is 7.

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Data last updated: November 2016

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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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

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

Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

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

None

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair
SOLVENT RED 43
Appeared as: RED 21 (CI 45380)

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

Limited
SOLVENT RED 72
Appeared as: ORANGE 5 (CI 45370)

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

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

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)

Fair
AKA218
Appeared as: RED 27 (CI 45410)

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

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

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

None

None

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Fair

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Limited

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

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

Fair
CI 75470
Appeared as: CARMINE (CI 75470)

Limited
PIGMENT RED 57
Appeared as: RED 6 (CI 15850)

• Cancer (low)

Limited
D&C RED 7 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850)

• Use restrictions (low)

None
D&C RED 28 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: RED 28 LAKE (CI 45410)

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

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Isostearyl Isostearate, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Microcrystalline Wax (Cera Microcristallina), Cetyl Lactate, Isostearyl Palmitate, Caprylic/ Capric Triglyceride, Polyethylene, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax (Candelilla Cera), Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax (Carnauba Cera), Polyglyceryl-10 Pentaoleate, Hydrogenated Soybean Oil, Paraffin, Squalane, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Lauryl PCA, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate, Atelocollagen, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Tribehenin, Ceramide 2, Stearic Acid, PEG-10 Rapeseed Sterol, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tocopherol, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Silica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Acrylates Copolymer, Caprylyl Glycol, Fragrance (Parfum) May Contain (+/-)Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Carmine (CI 75470), Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Red 21 (CI 45380), Red 27 (CI 45410), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Red 33 Lake (CI 17200), Orange 5 (CI 45370), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090)

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