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Kjaer Weis Lip Pencils, Classic

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Kjaer Weis Lip Pencils, Classic product label collected on February 27, 2020 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 Kjaer Weis Lip Pencils, Classic is 1.

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Data last updated: February 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CI 15850 (D&C RED NO. 6 OR 7) LAKE
Appeared as: CI 15850 (RED 7 LAKE)

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

Fair

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

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

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

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Appeared as: COPERNICIA CERIFERA WAX (CARNAUBA)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

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:

Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Mica, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, C10-18 Triglycerides, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax , Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Oryzanol, Tocopherol, Glyceryl Caprylate, CI 15850 (Red 7 Lake), CI 77491 (Iron Oxide)

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