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Black Radiance Lipstick, Berry Bold

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Black Radiance Lipstick, Berry Bold product label collected on October 22, 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 Black Radiance Lipstick, Berry Bold is 3.

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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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None

• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ANILINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Limited
CI 45410 (D&C RED NO. 27 OR 28) LAKE
Appeared as: RED 28 LAKE/CI 45410

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Limited
CI 15850 (D&C RED NO. 6 OR 7) LAKE
Appeared as: RED 7 LAKE/CI 15850

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (ANILINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES/CI 77491

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

None

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited

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

None

None

None

None

None

Limited

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
Appeared as: MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Fair

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

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRAISOSTEARATE, OZOKERITE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, DIISOSTEARYL MALATE, ISOPROPYL PALMITATE, OCTYLDODECANOL, BIS-DIGLYCERYL POLYACYLADIPATE-2, DIPENTAERYTHRITYL HEXA C5-9 ACID ESTERS, TRIMETHYLOLPROPANE TRIISOSTEARATE, BIS-BEHENYL/ISOSTEARYL/PHYTOSTERYL DIMER DILINOLEYL DIMER DILINOLEATE, NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIETHYLHEXANOATE, POLYBUTENE, HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL, SORBITAN SESQUIOLEATE, MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX, PHENOXYETHANOL, ASTROCARYUM MURUMURU SEED BUTTER, SORBIC ACID, PHYTOSTERYL MACADAMIATE, TOCOPHEROL, SILICA, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, SODIUM HYALURONATE, [+/- (MAY CONTAIN): BLUE 1 LAKE/CI 42090, MICA, RED 28 LAKE/CI 45410, RED 7 LAKE/CI 15850, TITANIUM DIOXIDE/CI 77891, IRON OXIDES/CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499].

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