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BH Cosmetics Waterproof Lip Liner, Candy

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the BH Cosmetics Waterproof Lip Liner, Candy 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 BH Cosmetics Waterproof Lip Liner, Candy 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 MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • 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
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

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

None
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140:1)

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES .] (CI 77491; CI 77492; CI 77499)

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

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

Limited
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: YELLOW 6 LAKE (CI 15985)

Limited
D&C RED 7 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850:1)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
PIGMENT RED 57
Appeared as: RED 6 (CI 15850)

• Cancer (low)

None
D&C RED 21 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 21 LAKE (CI 45380)

• Use restrictions (low)

None
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090:2)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

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.

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:

Isododecane, Ozokerite, Cyclopentasiloxane, Paraffin, Polybutene, Microcrystalline Wax, Mica, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Tocopheryl Acetate. May Contain/Peut Contenir [+/-: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140:1), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850:1), Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 21 Lake (CI 45380), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090:2), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499).]

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Avoid direct contact with eyes and keep out of reach of children. Discontinue use if signs of irritation or rash appear.

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