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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
February 2010

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beingTRUE Hy-Performance Mascara Obsidian (2010 formulation)

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EWG scientists reviewed beingTRUE Hy-Performance Mascara Obsidian (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 beingTRUE Hy-Performance Mascara Obsidian (2010 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
TRIETHANOLAMINEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ISOSTEARIC ACIDData gaps, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
SHELLACUse restrictions
Data: Limited
C18-38 ACID TRIGLYCERIDENone Identified
Data: None
ACRYLATES/ OCTYLACRYLAMIDE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
WHEAT AMINO ACIDSNone Identified
Data: None
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
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