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Almay Velvet Foil Cream Shadow, 020 Cupid Glaze

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Almay Velvet Foil Cream Shadow, 020 Cupid Glaze product label collected on July 03, 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 Almay Velvet Foil Cream Shadow, 020 Cupid Glaze is 7.

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Data last updated: July 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Good

• Cancer (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS)

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Good
CI 77000
Appeared as: ALUMINUM POWDER (CI 77000)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

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

Fair
BHT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL ACETATE

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

Fair
COCHINEAL
Appeared as: COCHINEAL (CI 75470)

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

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

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE
Appeared as: BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE (CI 77163)

Fair
CI 75470
Appeared as: CARMINE /

Limited
FERRIC AMMONIUM FERROCYANIDE
Appeared as: FERRIC AMMONIUM FERROCYANIDE (CI 77510)

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

Fair
FERRIC FERROCYANIDE
Appeared as: FERRIC FERROCYANIDE (CI 77510)

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

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

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

ISODODECANE, MICA, TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE, METHYL METHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, CALCIUM ALUMINUM BOROSILICATE, DIMETHICONE, TRIBEHENIN, ISOHEXADECANE, SORBITAN TRIOLEATE, NYLON-12, TALC, DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE, EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX, PHENOXYETHANOL, SILICA SILYLATE, PROPYLENE CARBONATE, SORBIC ACID, C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE, SILICA, BHT, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT, TETRASODIUM EDTA, TOCOPHEROL ACETATE, METHYLPARABEN, PROPYLPARABEN MAY CONTAIN: [+/-: ALUMINUM POWDER (CI 77000), BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE (CI 77163), CARMINE (CI 75470)/COCHINEAL, FERRIC AMMONIUM FERROCYANIDE (CI 77510), FERRIC FERROCYANIDE (CI 77510), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)].

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