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Physicians Formula Murumuru Butter Lip Cream, Brazilian Sunset, SPF 15

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Physicians Formula Murumuru Butter Lip Cream, Brazilian Sunset, SPF 15 product label collected on April 02, 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 Physicians Formula Murumuru Butter Lip Cream, Brazilian Sunset, SPF 15 is 3.

Data last updated: April 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • 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
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Limited

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

Fair
UNSPECIFIED FLAVOR
Appeared as: FLAVOR/AROMA

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)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, and DIBENZOYLMETHANE)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491/CI 77492/CI 77499)

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

Fair

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

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

• 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)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

None

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

Limited

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) STEROLS
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM STEROLS

None

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Limited

None

None

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM (THEOBROMA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM SEED BUTTER

None

Limited
STEVIA REBAUDIANA (SWEETLEAF) EXTRACT
Appeared as: STEVIA REBAUDIANA LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

None

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
CI 75470
Appeared as: CARMINE (CI 75470)

Limited
MANGANESE VIOLET
Appeared as: MANGANESE VIOLET (CI 77742)

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

Limited
D&C RED 7 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850)

• Use restrictions (low)

None
D&C RED 28 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: RED 28 LAKE (CI 45410)

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

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

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:

Active Ingredients: Avobenzone 2.1%, Octinoxate 4.5%, Octocrylene 3.6%, Inactive Ingredients: Polybutene, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Diisostearyl Malate, Polyethylene, Tridecyl Trimellitate, Octyldodecanol, Punica Granatum Sterols, Isostearyl Hydroxystearate, Trimethylolpropane Triisostearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Hydrogenated Polycyclopentadiene, Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter, Astrocaryum Tucuma Seed Butter, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Theobroma Grandiflorum Seed Butter, Triisostearyl Citrate, Phenoxyethanol, Flavor/Aroma, Stevia Rebaudiana Leaf/Stem Extract, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, Tocopherol, BHT, May Contain: Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Carmine (Ci 75470), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491/CI 77492/CI 77499), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Mica, Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140)

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