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La Mer The Concealer, Medium Deep

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the La Mer The Concealer, Medium Deep product label collected on October 10, 2018 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 La Mer The Concealer, Medium Deep is 5.

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Data last updated: October 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

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

Fair
BHT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491)

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

Limited

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

• Cancer (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
Appeared as: MICROCRYSTALLINE WAXCERA MICROCRISTALLINACIRE MICROCRISTALLINE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited

None

Limited
ALGAE EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALGAE (SEAWEED) EXTRACT

Fair

Fair

Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEEDCAKE
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEEDCAKE (SUNFLOWER)

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) SEED MEAL
Appeared as: PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS SEED MEAL (SWEET ALMOND)

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited
VITAMIN E SUCCINATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE

• Cancer (low)

Fair

Limited

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATERAQUAEAU

Fair

Limited

Limited
HORDEUM DISTICHON (BARLEY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HORDEUM DISTICHON EXTRACTEXTRAIT D'ORGE A DEUX RANGS (BARLEY)

Limited

Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTELLA ASIATICA (HYDROCOTYL) EXTRACT

None

Limited
SILYBUM MARIANUM (LADY'S THISTLE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SILYBUM MARIANUM FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
PORIA COCOS (FU-LING) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PORIA COCOS EXTRACT

Fair

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

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

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

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

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Octyldodecanol, Isotridecyl Isononanoate, Silica, Polyethylene, Paraffin, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax Copernicia Cerifera Cera Cire De Carnauba, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Microcrystalline WaxCera MicrocristallinaCire Microcristalline, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Diphenylsiloxy Phenyl Trimethicone, Algae (Seaweed) Extract, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Medicago Sativa (Alfalfa) Seed Powder, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seedcake, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Seed Meal, Eucalyptus Globulus (Eucalyptus) Leaf Oil, Sodium Gluconate, Copper Gluconate, Calcium Gluconate, Magnesium Gluconate, Zinc Gluconate, Tocopheryl Succinate, Niacin, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Powder, WaterAquaEau, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Hordeum Distichon (Barley) ExtractExtrait D'Orge A Deux Rangs, Tourmaline, Centella Asiatica (Hydrocotyl) Extract, Anogeissus Leiocarpus Bark Extract, Silybum Marianum Fruit Extract, Poria Cocos Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Butylene Glycol, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Lauryl Methacrylate/Glycol Dimethacrylate Crosspolymer, Tocopheryl Acetate, Propylene Glycol Dicaprate, Caprylyl Glycol, Isododecane, Tocopheryl Linoleate/Oleate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Dimethicone, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, 1,2-Hexanediol, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Fragrance (Parfum), Hexylene Glycol, Bht, Phenoxyethanol, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499)

Directions from packaging:

Smooth on to blend away imperfections.

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