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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
November 2014

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Prestige My Biggest Lashes Mascara, Black/Brown

EWG scientists reviewed Prestige My Biggest Lashes Mascara, Black/Brown 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 Prestige My Biggest Lashes Mascara, Black/Brown 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: Limited
CARBON BLACK
BLACK 2 (CI 77266) (CI 77266)
Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer
Data: Robust
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
ACACIA SENEGAL GUM
ACACIA GUM (ACACIA SENEGAL)
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Data gaps
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 OXIDES
IRON OXIDE (CI 77499)
Persistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
ACRYLATES CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
CHRYSANTHEMUM INDICUM EXTRACT
CHRYSANTHELLUM INDICUM FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
DISODIUM CETYL PHENYL ETHER DISULFONATENone Identified
Data: None
ALTEROMONAS FERMENT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
C18-36 ACID TRIGLYCERIDENone Identified
Data: None
SYNTHETIC BEESWAXEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERAL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
COPERNICIA CERIFERA CERA WAX (CARNAUBA)
None Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
SODIUM DEHYDROACETATEOccupational hazards
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
PALMITIC ACID
PALMICTIC ACID
Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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