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Blac Minerals Prefix Face Primer

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Blac Minerals Prefix Face Primer product label collected on October 01, 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 Blac Minerals Prefix Face Primer is 3.

Data last updated: October 2020

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair
4-HYDROXYBENZOIC ACID
Appeared as: P-HYDROXY BENZOIC ACID

• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

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

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA)
Appeared as: GOTU KOLA

Limited
HORSETAIL (EQUISETUM ARVENSE)
Appeared as: HORSETAIL

None
GERANIUM MACRORRHIZUM HERB EXTRACT
Appeared as: GERANIUM

Limited
TARAXACUM OFFICINALE (DANDELION)
Appeared as: DANDELION

Limited

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

Fair
ISOPROPYL PALMITATE
Appeared as: ISOPROPYL PALMITATE (PALM) OIL

None
VEGETABLE GUM/ GLYCERIN EXTRACT
Appeared as: KOSHER VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited
CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA)
Appeared as: CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA ENZYME)

Limited
PASSIFLORA EDULIS (PASSION FRUIT)
Appeared as: PASSIFLORA INCARNATA (PASSION FLOWER)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL
Appeared as: MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL (MACADAMIA NUT) OIL

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL

Limited
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ALEURITES MOLACCANA SEED (KUKUI NUT) OIL

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) OIL

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (VITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Fair

None

None

Limited

• 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:

Organic Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera), Organic Gotu Kola, Organic Horsetail, Organic Geranium, Organic Dandelion, Organic Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera), Isopropyl Palmitate (Palm Oil), Kosher Vegetable Glycerin, Cetyl Alcohol, Stearic Acid, Glyceryl Stearate, Organic Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower Oil), Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond Oil), Cetearyl Alcohol, Cucurbita Pepo (Pumpkin Seed Oil), Carica Papaya (Papaya Enzyme), Organic Passiflora Incarnata (Passion flower), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Triticum Vulgare (Wheat Germ Oil), Persea Gratissima (Avocado Oil), Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil (Macadamia Nut Oil), Organic Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower Oil), Aleurites Molaccana Seed (Kukui Nut Oil), Organic Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba Oil), Panthenol (Vitamin B5), Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexyl Glycerin, Ceteareth-20, Triethanolamine, Carbomer, p-Hydroxy Benzoic Acid, Xanthan Gum, Wildcrafted Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea), Cocoyl Honeyate, Lactobacillus/Lemon Peel Ferment Extract, Citric Acid, Magnesium aluminum silicate

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