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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Maybelline Volum' Express The Classic Washable Mascara, Very Black

EWG scientists reviewed Maybelline Volum' Express The Classic Washable Mascara, Very Black 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 Volum' Express The Classic Washable Mascara, Very Black is 5.
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
BHTCancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
IMIDAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENSEnhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
TRIETHANOLAMINEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ULTRAMARINESMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREENEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: None
CYCLOPENTASILOXANECancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
ACACIA SENEGAL GUMData gaps, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
HYDROGENATED PALM OILContamination concerns (ORGANOCHLORINES, PCBS, BENZO[A]PYRENE)
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDES
77492
Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CI 77491Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
MICAOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CARMINEEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
PARAFFINOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
PALMITIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
AMINOMETHYL PROPANEDIOL
AMINOMETHYL PROPANDIOL
Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SIMETHICONENone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIHYDROXY PALMITAMIDOHYDROXYPROPYLMYRISTYLETHERNone Identified
Data: None
2-OLEAMIDO-1,3-OCTADECANEDIOLNone Identified
Data: None
DIMETHICONOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED JOJOBA OILNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM POLYMETHACRYLATENone Identified
Data: Fair
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
CERA CARNAUBA (COPERNICIA CERIFERA WAX)
None Identified
Data: Limited
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
POLYQUATERNIUM-10None Identified
Data: Limited
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