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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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CoverGirl Exact EyeLights Waterproof Mascara, Black Gold 735

EWG scientists reviewed CoverGirl Exact EyeLights Waterproof Mascara, Black Gold 735 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 CoverGirl Exact EyeLights Waterproof Mascara, Black Gold 735 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
CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENSEnhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
PETROLEUM DISTILLATESCancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (BUTADIENE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
ULTRAMARINESMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
FERRIC AMMONIUM FERROCYANIDEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
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
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
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
MANGANESE VIOLETEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE CARBONATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
POLYETHYLENEData gaps, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: None
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
PENTAERYTHRITYL HYDROGENATED ROSINATENone Identified
Data: None
TALL OIL GLYCERIDESNone Identified
Data: None
DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITENone Identified
Data: None
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIHYDROXYSTEARINNone Identified
Data: None


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