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Beautycounter Lip Gloss, Ruby

EWG scientists reviewed the Beautycounter Lip Gloss, Ruby product label collected on January 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. Beautycounter Lip Gloss, Ruby is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: January 2016

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
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
D&C RED 7 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 7 LAKE

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

None

None
D&C RED 6 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: RED 6 LAKE

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:

Polybutene, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Cera Alba (Beeswax), Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax*, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil*, Vanilla Planifolia (Vanilla) Fruit Extract*, Tocopherol, Iron Oxides, Titanium Dioxide, Red 7 Lake, Yellow 5 Lake, Red 6 Lake. *organic

Directions from packaging:

Apply to lips as needed. Can be worn alone or layered on top of lip sheers.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Keep out of reach of children.

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