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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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CoverGirl Perfect Point Plus Self Sharpening Eye Pencil, Chestnut

EWG scientists reviewed CoverGirl Perfect Point Plus Self Sharpening Eye Pencil, Chestnut 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 Perfect Point Plus Self Sharpening Eye Pencil, Chestnut is 4.
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
BUTYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps
Data: Fair
ULTRAMARINESMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
FERRIC AMMONIUM FERROCYANIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREENPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PEG-8Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
IRON OXIDESPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CASTOR OIL
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR SEED) OIL
Enhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Fair
MICAPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
PPG-2 MYRISTYL ETHER PROPIONATENone Identified
Data: None
ETHYLENE/ VINYL ACETATE COPOLYMER
ETHYLENE/VA COPOLYMER
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
MANGANESE VIOLETOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: None
CERESINOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)None Identified
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
SILICA SILYLATEUse restrictions
Data: None


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