EWG scientists reviewed Almay Makeup Eraser Sticks 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 Almay Makeup Eraser Sticks is 3.
|DIAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)||Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Use restrictions|
|POLOXAMER 184||Data gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACETIC ACID, FORMIC ACID, PROPYLENE OXIDE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ALDEHYDES), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation|
|PHENOXYETHANOL||Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions|
|CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT|
CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT
|CITRIC ACID||Use restrictions|
|CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT||None Identified|
|DISODIUM LAUROAMPHODIACETATE||None Identified|
|SODIUM TRIDECETH SULFATE||None Identified|
|BUTYLENE GLYCOL||Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)|
|HEXYLENE GLYCOL||Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)|
|ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT|
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
|Data gaps, Use restrictions|
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