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Nyx Professional Makeup Studio Photogenic Primer Base, Hdp101

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Nyx Professional Makeup Studio Photogenic Primer Base, Hdp101 product label collected on May 18, 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 Nyx Professional Makeup Studio Photogenic Primer Base, Hdp101 is 4.

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Data last updated: May 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)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • 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
Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited
CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREEN
Appeared as: CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREEN (CI 77289)

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Limited

None

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

Limited
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL
Appeared as: MACADAMIA INTEGRIFOLIA SEED OIL

Fair

Limited
ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA (BABASSU) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA SEED OIL

Limited

None

Limited

Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Appeared as: COPERNICIA CERIFERA WAX/CERA CARNAUBA/CIRE DE CARNAUBA (CARNAUBA)

Limited

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

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA NANO

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

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
PORTULACA OLERACEA (GREEN PURSLANE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PORTULACA OLERACEA EXTRACT

Limited

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

None

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

None

Limited

Fair

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

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

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

Fair
ZINC OXIDE
Appeared as: ZINC OXIDE (CI 77947)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)

Limited
ULTRAMARINES
Appeared as: ULTRAMARINES (CI 77007)

• Use restrictions (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER/AQUA/EAU, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, DIETHYLHEXYL MALEATE, GLYCERIN, ETHYLENE/ACRYLIC ACID COPOLYMER, DIMETHICONE, DIMETHICONE/VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER, MACADAMIA INTEGRIFOLIA SEED OIL, SODIUM HYALURONATE, ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA SEED OIL, PEG-15 GLYCERYL ISOSTEARATE, TRIHYDROXYSTEARIN, ADIPIC ACID/NEOPENTYL GLYCOL CROSSPOLYMER, GLYCERYL STEARATE SE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX/CERA CARNAUBA/CIRE DE CARNAUBA, POLYACRYLAMIDE, C13-14 ISOPARAFFIN, LAURETH-7, SILICA [NANO], XANTHAN GUM, LECITHIN, PROPYLENE GLYCOL STEARATE, POLYSORBATE 20, SORBITAN LAURATE, PROPYLENE GLYCOL LAURATE, PORTULACA OLERACEA EXTRACT, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, SALICORNIA HERBACEA EXTRACT, COPPER TRIPEPTIDE-1, ACETYL HEXAPEPTIDE-8, PALMITOYL PENTAPEPTIDE-4, VP/VA COPOLYMER, HYDROXYPROPYL METHYLCELLULOSE, C12-14 PARETH-7, AMODIMETHICONE, DISODIUM EDTA, CHLORPHENESIN, PHENOXYETHANOL. MAY CONTAIN (+/-): TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), ZINC OXIDE (CI 77947), CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREEN (CI 77289), ULTRAMARINES (CI 77007).

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