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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Wet 'n Wild MegaLength Mascara, Very Black C892A (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Wet 'n Wild MegaLength Mascara, Very Black C892A (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 Wet 'n Wild MegaLength Mascara, Very Black C892A (2012 formulation) is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
TRIETHANOLAMINEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CI 77499Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
ACRYLATES COPOLYMERContamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE), Use restrictions
Data: None
CHLORPHENESINUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SIMETHICONENone Identified
Data: Limited
CI 77492None Identified
Data: Limited
DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITENone Identified
Data: None
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN
None Identified
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PARAFFINOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
OLEIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
POLYQUATERNIUM-10None Identified
Data: Limited
POLYVINYL ALCOHOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
TRISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE CARBONATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRHIZATEData gaps, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
STEARYL GLYCYRRHETINATEData gaps, Use restrictions
Data: None
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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