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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
January 2009

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Miessence Mascara (2009 formulation)

Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
LECITHIN
(NON-GMO)
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
Data: Fair
ETHANOL
(ORGANIC)
Enhanced skin absorption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM (BITTER ORANGE)
citrus aurantium amara (bitter orange) fruit extract
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) EXTRACT
organic oryza sativa (rice) bran extract
Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) OIL
organic rosa damascena (rose) essential oil
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE EXTRACT
organic aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf juice
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) FRUIT
organic butyrospermum parkii (shea) fruit butter
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
organic rosemary (rosmarinus officinalis) CO2 extract
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
SCLEROTIUM GUM
sclerotium rolfsii gum
None Identified
Data: Limited
SAPONIFIED SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
organic simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: None
BEESWAX
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited


About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer