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Data last updated:
February 2010

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Maybelline Expert Eyes Twin Brow And Eye Pencils Velvet Black (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Maybelline Expert Eyes Twin Brow And Eye Pencils Velvet Black (2010 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 Maybelline Expert Eyes Twin Brow And Eye Pencils Velvet Black (2010 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
ALUMINUM POWDEREnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity
Data: Fair
BUTYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BHTCancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
HYDROGENATED COTTONSEED OILContamination concerns (MERCURY, ARSENIC, LEAD, GOSSYPOL, PESTICIDES, PCBS), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-60Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
TALCContamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ZINC STEARATEData gaps, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CI 77499Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
BLUE 1 LAKE/CI 42090
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
CERESINOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SYNTHETIC BEESWAXEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SORBITAN STEARATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
LANOLINAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
BRONZE POWDERDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
RHUS SUCCEDANEA (JAPANESE) WAX
JAPAN WAX/RHUS SUCCEDANEA
None Identified
Data: Limited
CI 77492None Identified
Data: Limited
OZOKERITENone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE OILNone 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