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

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Sovage Eyelash Maximizer Serum (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Sovage Eyelash Maximizer Serum (2009 formulation) 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 Sovage Eyelash Maximizer Serum (2009 formulation) is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PROPYLPARABENDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BUTYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LACTIC ACIDCancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM LACTATECancer, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ETHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
HYPERICUM PERFORATUM (ST. JOHN'S WORT) EXTRACT
HYPERICUM PERFORATUM FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT
Cancer
Data: Fair
AESCULUS HIPPOCASTANUM (HORSE CHESTNUT) SEED EXTRACT
AESCULUS HIPPOCASTANUM SEED EXTRACT (HORSE CHESTNUT)
None Identified
Data: Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) EXTRACT
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA BARK/LEAF/TWIG EXTRACT (WITCH HAZEL)
None Identified
Data: Limited
PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT
PYRUS MALUS FRUIT EXTRACT (APPLE)
None Identified
Data: Limited
URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) EXTRACT
URTICA DIOICA EXTRACT (NETTLE)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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