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Physicians Formula Glow Boosting Baked Bronzer, 6674 Light to Medium

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Physicians Formula Glow Boosting Baked Bronzer, 6674 Light to Medium product label collected on October 26, 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 Physicians Formula Glow Boosting Baked Bronzer, 6674 Light to Medium is 3.

Data last updated: October 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

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

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Fair

Fair

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

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

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA)
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

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

Limited

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

Good

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

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:

MICA, TALC, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, DIMETHICONE, NYLON-12, CETEARYL ETHYLHEXANOATE, POLYSORBATE 20, CALCIUM ALUMINUM, BOROSILICATE, SILICA, INOSITOL, MALTODEXTRIN, MUCUNA PRURIENS SEED EXTRACT, ACRYLAMIDE/SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYLTAURATE COPOLYMER, LAUROYL LYSINE, ISOHEXADECANE, MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE, OCTYLDODECYL STEAROYL STEARATE, POLYSORBATE 80, SIMMONDSIA, CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL, SORBITAN OLEATE, SORBITAN STEARATE, TIN OXIDE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, PHENOXYETHANOL, SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE. MAY CONTAIN: IRON OXIDES, TITANIUM DIOXIDE.

Directions from packaging:

May be worn alone or over makeup. To use Dry, sweep over bronzer and apply over entire face or desired areas. To use Wet, apply with a slightly dampened sponge and blend gently until desired look is achieved. To accentuate and contour, apply more over cheekbones.

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