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Data last updated:
October 2009

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Neutrogena Nourishing Eye Liner, Brown Sugar (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Neutrogena Nourishing Eye Liner, Brown Sugar (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 Neutrogena Nourishing Eye Liner, Brown Sugar (2009 formulation) is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FERRIC FERROCYANIDEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CYCLOPENTASILOXANECancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
ZINC GLUCONATEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
COPPER GLUCONATEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
MICAOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CARMINEEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATEEcotoxicology, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
OCTYLDODECANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
POLYBUTENEData gaps, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
POLYETHYLENEData gaps, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: None
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
SILICA SILYLATENone Identified
Data: None
THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM (THEOBROMA) SEED BUTTER
THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM SEED BUTTER
None Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED OLIVE OILNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATEData gaps
Data: Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA WAX (CANDELILLA)
None Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYALURONATENone 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