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W3LL PEOPLE Bio Bronzer Powder (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the W3LL PEOPLE Bio Bronzer Powder (2016 formulation) product label collected on February 18, 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 W3LL PEOPLE Bio Bronzer Powder (2016 formulation) is 4.

Data last updated: February 2016

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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

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

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) POWDER
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENIS POWDER (ALOE)

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
MATRICARIA RECUTITA (GERMAN CHAMOMILE)
Appeared as: MATRICARIA RECUTITA (CHAMOMILE)

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Limited
ULTRAMARINES
Appeared as: MAY CONTAIN ULTRAMARINE BLUE

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Mica, Iron Oxides, Titanium Dioxide, Aloe Barbadenis Powder (Aloe)*, Matricaria recutita (Chamomile)**, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea)*, May contain Ultramarine Blue, Ferric Ferrocyanide, *USDA Organic, **QAI

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