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Lancome L'Absolu Mademoiselle Lip Balm, 8, Blush Me Up

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lancome L'Absolu Mademoiselle Lip Balm, 8, Blush Me Up product label collected on January 12, 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 Lancome L'Absolu Mademoiselle Lip Balm, 8, Blush Me Up is 6.

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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

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))

Fair
ROSIN
Appeared as: COLOPHONIUM/ROSIN

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

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

• 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))

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

None
CI 45380 (D&C RED NO. 21 OR 22) LAKE
Appeared as: CI 45380/RED 22 LAKE

• 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: CI 45410/RED 28 LAKE

• 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)

Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA PIPERITA OIL/PEPPERMINT OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (CI 15985)
Appeared as: CI 15985/YELLOW 6 LAKE

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

Limited
D&C RED NO. 33 (CI 17200) LAKE
Appeared as: CI 17200/RED 33 LAKE

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE)

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FLOWER EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• 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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

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

• 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)
Appeared as: CI 15850/RED 7 LAKE

• 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)
Appeared as: CI 15850/RED 6

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

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
CI 77120
Appeared as: BARIUM SULFATE

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

Good

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

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)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: CI 77499/IRON OXIDES

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

Fair

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

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

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

None

None

None
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUPHORBIA CERIFERA CERA EXTRACT/CANDELILLA WAX EXTRACT

Limited

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

None

None

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
Appeared as: CERA MICROCRISTALLINA/MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER

Limited

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

Limited

Limited

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: MAY CONTAIN:

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

Fair
CI 75470
Appeared as: CI 75470/CARMINE

Limited
MANGANESE VIOLET
Appeared as: CI 77742/MANGANESE VIOLET

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: CI 77891/TITANIUM DIOXIDE

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

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:

Diisostearyl Malate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Phenyl Trimethicone, Synthetic Wax, Cetyl Dimethicone, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Octyldodecanol,Phytosteryl Macadamiate, Diisopropyl Dimer Dilinoleate, Euphorbia Cerifera Cera Extract/candelilla wax extract, polyethylene, Pentaerythrityl Tetraethylhexanoate, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Caprylyl Glycol, Pentylene Glycol, Polyglyceryl-2 Isostearate, Paraffin, Cera Microcristallina/Microcrystalline Wax, Rosa Canina Flower Extract, Mentha Piperita Oil/peppermint oil, Tin Oxide, Aqua/Water, Hexadecene, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Silica, Barium Sulfate, Alumina, Aluminum Hydroxide, Magnesium Silicate, Colophonium/Rosin, Propylene Glycol, Hydroxypropyl Tetrahydropyrantriol, Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Ethyl Menthanecarboxamide, Tocopherol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Linalool, Limonene, Parfum/Fragrance. [+/- May Contaici 15850/Red 7, Ci 15850/Red 7 Lake,Ci 15985/Yellow 6 Lake, Ci 17200/Red 33 Lake, Ci 45380/Red 22 Lake, Ci 45410/Red 28 Lake, Ci 75470/Carmine, Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499/Iron Oxides, Ci 77742/Manganese Violet, Ci 77891/Titanium Dioxide, Mica, Ci 15850/Red 6, Ci 19140/Yellow 5 Lake, Ci 42090/Blue 1 Lake]

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