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Tarte H20 Gloss, Bora Bora

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Tarte H20 Gloss, Bora Bora product label collected on January 18, 2019 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 Tarte H20 Gloss, Bora Bora is 1.

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Data last updated: January 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

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

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Fair

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

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

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

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited

Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
Appeared as: MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX/CERA MICROCRISTALLINA/CIRE MICROCRISTALLINE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

None

None

None

Limited

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

None

Fair

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

Fair

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Limited

None
GARDENIA TAHITENSIS (TIARE) FLOWER
Appeared as: GARDENIA TAITENSIS FLOWER

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, tridecyl trimellitate, octyldodecyl stearoyl stearate, polyglyceryl-2 diisostearate, silica, VP/hexadecene copolymer, microcrystalline wax/cera microcristallina/cire microcristalline, octyldodecanol, calcium sodium borosilicate, trimethylolpropane triisostearate, pentaerythrityl tetraisostearate, caprylic/capric triglyceride, polyethylene terephthalate, vanilla planifolia fruit extract, polymethyl methacrylate, polybutylene terephthalate, diethylhexyl syringylidenemalonate, polylactic acid, sodium saccharin, isostearic acid, tin oxide, cocos nucifera (coconut) oil, water/aqua/eau, algae extract, gardenia taitensis flower, tocopherol, mica, titanium dioxide (CI 77891).

Directions from packaging:

Use the wand to paint on nourishing, non-sticky shine.

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