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Clairol Temporary Root Touch Up Concealing Powder, Dark Brown

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Clairol Temporary Root Touch Up Concealing Powder, Dark Brown product label collected on July 06, 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 Clairol Temporary Root Touch Up Concealing Powder, Dark Brown is 3.

Data last updated: July 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • 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
Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS)

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES/CI 77499

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

Fair
MICA
Appeared as: MICA/CI 77019

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

Fair
TIN OXIDE
Appeared as: TIN OXIDE/CI 77861

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Fair
ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH
Appeared as: ZEA MAYS STARCH (CORN)

Fair

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

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited

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

None

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE/CI 77891

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

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:

ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH, TALC, POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, LAUROYL LYSINE, DIMETHICONE, SILICA, POLYBUTENE, MAGNESIUM MYRISTATE, MAGNESIUM STEARATE, CALCIUM ALUMINUM BOROSILICATE, ALUMINUM DIMYRISTATE, CETYL DIMETHICONE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, SYNTHETIC WAX, HYDROGENATED LECITHIN, SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE, IRON OXIDES/CI 77499, MICA/CI 77019, IRON OXIDES/CI 77492, IRON OXIDES/CI 77491, TITANIUM DIOXIDE/CI 77891, TIN OXIDE/CI 77861.

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