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Tarte Base Tape Hydrating Primer

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Tarte Base Tape Hydrating Primer product label collected on January 23, 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 Base Tape Hydrating Primer is 4.

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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 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
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM/FRAGRANCE

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair
VEGETABLE FATTY ACID
Appeared as: OLUS/VEGETABLE OIL/HUILE VEGETALE

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

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Limited
LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

None

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Limited

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

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

Fair

Limited
HOUTTUYNIA CORDATA (TSI) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HOUTTUYNIA CORDATA EXTRACT

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None
POLYACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER-6
Appeared as: POLYACRYLATE CROSSPOLYM-6

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:

Water/Aqua/Eau, limnanthes alba (meadowfoam) seed oil, ethylhexyl stearate, hydrogenated poly (C6-14 olefin), methyl gluceth-20, propanediol, cyclopentasiloxane, polyglyceryl-6 stearate, diisostearyl malate, glyceryl stearate, pentylene glycol, betaine, sodium stearoyl glutamate, sucrose, polyglyceryl-6 behenate, xanthan gum, acrylates/C10-30 alkyl acrylate crosspolymer, fructooligosaccharides, olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, saccharide hydrolysate, simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil, tromethamine, vitis vinifera (grape) seed oil, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, parfum/fragrance, ethylhexylglycerin, pullulan, 1,2-hexanediol, benzyl benzoate, disodium EDTA, centella asiatica extract, cocos nucifera (coconut) oil, houttuynia cordata extract, salvia hispanica seed extract, olus/vegetable oil/huile vegetale, tocopherol, polyacrylate crosspolym-6, t-butyl alcohol.

Directions from packaging:

Dispense 1-2 pumps to clean fingertips and gently smooth over face before applying makeup.

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