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Whamisa Organic Lipstick (2017 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Whamisa Organic Lipstick (2017 formulation) product label collected on January 18, 2017 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 Whamisa Organic Lipstick (2017 formulation) is 2.

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Data last updated: January 2017

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • 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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

None

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER

Limited

Limited

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

None

None
CHRYSANTHEMUM SINENSE FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/CHRYSANTHEMUM SINENSE FLOWER FERMENT FILTRATE

Limited
NELUMBO NUCIFERA (SACRED LOTUS) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/NELUMBO NUCIFERA FLOWER FERMENT FILTRATE

Limited
TARAXACUM OFFICINALE (DANDELION) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/TARAXACUM OFFICINALE (DANDELION) RHIZOME/ROOT FERMENT FILTRATE

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None

None

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) OIL
Appeared as: ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) WOOD OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
GERANIUM MACULATUM (SPOTTED CRANESBILL) OIL
Appeared as: GERANIUM MACULATUM OIL

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair
CI 75470
Appeared as: CARMINE

Limited

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

*Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter, *Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, *Beeswax, *Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, *Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, *Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, *Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, *Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, *Calendula Officinalis Flower Oil, *Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil, Diheptyl Succinate, *Lactobacillus/Chrysanthemum Sinense Flower Ferment Filtrate, *Lactobacillus/Nelumbo Nucifera Flower Ferment Filtrate, *Lactobacillus/Taraxacum Officinale (Dandelion) Rhizome/Root Ferment Filtrate, Cetyl Palmitate, Sorbitan Palmitate, Sorbitan Olivate, *Camellia Japonica Seed Oil, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, **Tocopherol, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Aniba Rosaeodora (Rosewood) Wood Oil, Geranium Maculatum Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Fusanus Spicatus Wood Oil, Titanium Dioxide, Carmine, CI 77491, CI 77492, Manganese Violet, CI 77499.

Directions from packaging:

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Warnings from packaging:

[Precautions] Stop use if product causes irritation. If symptoms continue, seek medical advice. Do not use on wounds. Keep out of direct sunlight and extreme temperatures. For external use only. Keep out of reach of children.

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