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Iman Cosmetics Luxury Concealing Foundation, Sand 4

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Iman Cosmetics Luxury Concealing Foundation, Sand 4 product label collected on August 04, 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 Iman Cosmetics Luxury Concealing Foundation, Sand 4 is 6.

Data last updated: August 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Good

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

Limited

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

Limited
PHENOXYETHANOL
Appeared as: PHENOXYTHANOL

• 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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOL
Appeared as: PROPLENE GLYCOL

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXLGYCERIN

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/EUA/AQUA

None

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

Limited

Limited
TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE
Appeared as: TRIMETHYDILOXYSILICATE

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILCA

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

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

None
RUMEX OCCIDENTALIS EXTRACT
Appeared as: RUMEX OCCIDENTALIS EXTRAXT

Limited
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUTERPE OLERACEA FRUIT EXTRAXT

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

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:

Water/EUA/Aqua, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Talc, Mica, Glycerin, Cyclohexasiloxane, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/Dimethicone, Trimethydiloxysilicate, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, Magnesium Stearate, Synthetic Beeswax, Silca, Proplene Glycol, Ethylhexlgycerin, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbic Acid, Retinyl Palmitate, Phenoxythanol, Rumex Occidentalis Extraxt, Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extraxt, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Alcohol Denat., Triethoxycaprylylsilane, +/- Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 7799), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

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