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Context Matte Lipstick, Sweet Emotion

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Context Matte Lipstick, Sweet Emotion product label collected on January 08, 2021 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 Context Matte Lipstick, Sweet Emotion is 4.

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Data last updated: January 2021

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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Neurotoxicity
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (CI 15985) LAKE
Appeared as: YELLOW 6 LAKE (CI 15985)

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

None

• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ANILINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

None
FD&C YELLOW NO. 5 (CI 19140) LAKE
Appeared as: YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140)

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Neurotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Fair
CI 45380 (D&C RED NO. 21 OR 22)
Appeared as: RED 21 (CI 45380)

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

Limited
CI 45410 (D&C RED NO. 27 OR 28) LAKE
Appeared as: RED 28 LAKE (CI 45410)

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair
D&C RED NO. 30 (CI 73360)
Appeared as: RED 30 (CI 73360)

• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited
CI 15850 (D&C RED NO. 6 OR 7)
Appeared as: RED 6 (CI 15850)

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

Limited
CI 15850 (D&C RED NO. 6 OR 7) LAKE
Appeared as: RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850)

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ALUMINUM POWDER)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Fair

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

None

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Fair

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

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

None

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL UNSAPONIFIABLES
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL UNSAPONIFIABLES (SUNFLOWER)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited
SODIUM LAUROYL ASPARTATE
Appeared as: SODIUM LAURYL ASPARTATE

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited

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

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

Fair
CI 75470
Appeared as: CARMINE (CI 75470)

Limited
MANGANESE VIOLET
Appeared as: MANGANESE VIOLET (CI 77742)

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE, DIMETHICONE, ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATE, POLYETHYLENE, POLYBUTENE, OCTYLDODECANOL, MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA), KAOLIN, EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX, DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE, HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL UNSAPONIFIABLES, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, TOCOPHEROL, ASCORBYL PALMITATE, OCTYLDODECYL NEOPENTANOATE, HYDROGENATED POLYCYCLOPENTADIENE, SQUALANE, ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE, ISOPROPYL TITANIUM TRIISOSTEARATE, SODIUM LAURYL ASPARTATE, ZINC CHLORIDE, PROPYLENE CARBONATE, SODIUM HYALURONATE, POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE, ACRYLATES COPOLYMER, CALCIUM ALUMINUM BOROSILICATE, CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATE, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, SILICA, TIN OXIDE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL. MAY CONTAIN (+/-): MICA, TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), CARMINE (CI 75470), MANGANESE VIOLET (CI 77742), RED 6 (CI 15850), RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850), RED 21 (CI 45380), RED 28 LAKE (CI 45410), RED 30 (CI 73360), YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140), YELLOW 6 LAKE (CI 15985), BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090).

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