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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Boots No7 Maximum Volume Waterproof Mascara, Black (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Boots No7 Maximum Volume Waterproof Mascara, Black (2012 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 Boots No7 Maximum Volume Waterproof Mascara, Black (2012 formulation) is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PROPYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
BHTAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
TRIETHANOLAMINEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
MINERAL OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TALCUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
AMINOMETHYL PROPANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE)
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDESPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CI 77491Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
AMMONIUM ACRYLATES COPOLYMER
AMMONIUM ACRYLATE/ACRYLAMIDE COPOLYMER
Use restrictions, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)
Data: None
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
SIMETHICONENone Identified
Data: Limited
MONTMORILLONITE
MONTMORILLIONITE
None Identified
Data: Fair
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
CERA MICROCRISTALLINA (MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX) (MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
C11-12 ISOPARAFFINUse restrictions
Data: None
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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