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Data last updated:
November 2014

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Physicians Formula Organic Wear Lash Boosting Mascara, Black Organics

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EWG scientists reviewed Physicians Formula Organic Wear Lash Boosting Mascara, Black Organics 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 Physicians Formula Organic Wear Lash Boosting Mascara, Black Organics is 1.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDESPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT WATERNone Identified
Data: None
LACTOBACILLUS FERMENT
LACTOBACILLUS BULGARICUS FERMENT FILTRATE
None Identified
Data: None
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Fair
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) ESTERSNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED RICE PROTEIN
HYDROLYZED ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) PROTEIN
Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)
Data: Limited
TAPIOCA STARCHNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
CELLULOSE GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE
MAGNESIUM ALUMINIUM SILICATE
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL CAPRYLATEEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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