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Physicians Formula Mineral Glow Pearls Powder Palette, Bronze Pearl

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Physicians Formula Mineral Glow Pearls Powder Palette, Bronze Pearl 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 Mineral Glow Pearls Powder Palette, Bronze Pearl is 2.

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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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Neurotoxicity
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None
FD&C YELLOW NO. 5 (CI 19140) LAKE
Appeared as: YELLOW 5 LAKE

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Neurotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Limited

• 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

• 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)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
PEARL POWDER
Appeared as: PEARL EXTRACT

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) OIL
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) OIL

None

Limited

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited

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

Limited

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Good

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

Fair
CI 75470
Appeared as: CARMINE

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

MICA, KAOLIN, SILICA, NYLON-6, OCTYLDODECYL STEAROYL STEARATE, LAUROYL LYSINE, ACRYLATES/C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, PEARL EXTRACT, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) OIL, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRAISOSTEARATE, BIS-PEG-12 DIMETHICONE BEESWAX, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX, HYDROGENATED COCO-GLYCERIDES, POLYBUTENE, METHICONE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, PHENETHYL ALCOHOL, ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, TIN OXIDE. MAY CONTAIN: IRON OXIDES, TITANIUM DIOXIDE, CARMINE, YELLOW 5 LAKE.

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