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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
August 2013

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CoverGirl Brow & Eye Makers Brow Shaper & Eye Liner, Soft Blonde 520

EWG scientists reviewed CoverGirl Brow & Eye Makers Brow Shaper & Eye Liner, Soft Blonde 520 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 Brow & Eye Makers Brow Shaper & Eye Liner, Soft Blonde 520 is 4.
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, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BUTYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENSEnhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
ULTRAMARINESMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED COTTONSEED OILContamination concerns (MERCURY, ARSENIC, LEAD, GOSSYPOL, PESTICIDES, PCBS), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PEG-8 BEESWAXContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
POLYSORBATE-60Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
FERROCYANIDEEndocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Good
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
MICAOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Good
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
FERRIC AMMONIUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
RHUS SUCCEDANEA (JAPANESE) FRUIT WAX
RHUS SUCCEDANEA FRUIT WAX
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
OZOKERITENone Identified
Data: Limited
CARMINEEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITAN STEARATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)None Identified
Data: Fair
LANOLINAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair


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