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Wet n Wild MegaSlicks Lip Gloss, Cotton Candy (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Wet n Wild MegaSlicks Lip Gloss, Cotton Candy (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 04, 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 Wet n Wild MegaSlicks Lip Gloss, Cotton Candy (2016 formulation) is 5.

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Data last updated: July 2016

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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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)

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)

Limited

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

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

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

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

None

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

None

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

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

Good

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL
Appeared as: GLYCINE SOJA OIL

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

None
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: BLUE 1 LAKE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Triisostearyl Citrate, Isoeicosane, Polyisobutene, Polybutene, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Dioleyl Tocopheryl Methylsilanol, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Fragrance, Trihydroxystearin, Acrylates Copolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Mineral Oil, Alcohol, Glycine Soja Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Ricinus Communis Seed Oil, Blue 1 Lake, Red 7 Lake

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