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Catrice Cosmetics Ultimate Matt Lipstick, Smoked Brown

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Catrice Cosmetics Ultimate Matt Lipstick, Smoked Brown product label collected on July 12, 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 Catrice Cosmetics Ultimate Matt Lipstick, Smoked Brown is 3.

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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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: AROMA

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

Limited

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

Fair
VEGETABLE FATTY ACID
Appeared as: OLUS OIL (VEGETABLE) OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

None
METHOXY PEG-17/ METHOXY PEG-11/ HDI CROSSPOLYMER
Appeared as: METHOXY PEG-17/METHOXY PEG-11/HDI ISOCYANURATE TRIMER CROSSPOLYMER

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL

Fair

Limited
CAMELINA SATIVA (GOLD OF PLEASURE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CAMELINA SATIVA SEED OIL

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (high)

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

• 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:

DIMETHICONE, NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE/DICAPRATE, COCO-CAPRYLATE/CAPRATE, SYNTHETIC CANDELILLA WAX, KAOLIN, CERA MICROCRISTALLINA (MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX), CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, OZOKERITE, METHOXY PEG-17/METHOXY PEG-11/HDI ISOCYANURATE TRIMER CROSSPOLYMER, ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, CAMELINA SATIVA SEED OIL, EUTERPE OLERACEA FRUIT OIL, TOCOPHEROL, OLUS OIL (VEGETABLE OIL), DICALCIUM PHOSPHATE, LECITHIN, ASCORBYL PALMITATE, CITRIC ACID, AROMA (FLAVOR), CI 15850 (RED 7 LAKE), CI 77491 (IRON OXIDES), CI 77492 (IRON OXIDES), CI 77499 (IRON OXIDES), CI 77891 (TITANIUM DIOXIDE).

Directions from packaging:

For matt lipsticks to look their best, the lips must be well cared for. Dry or cracked areas are immediately visible, because matt textures emphasize any irregularities. Before applying lipsticks, apply a lip balm and, if necessary, use a gentle peeling to remove dead skin cells from the lips

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