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Data last updated:
August 2013

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NYX Fly with Me Mascara, Jet Black (old formulation)

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EWG scientists reviewed NYX Fly with Me Mascara, Jet Black (old 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 NYX Fly with Me Mascara, Jet Black (old formulation) is 5.
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: Fair
TRIETHANOLAMINEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
METHYLPARABEN
METHLYPARABEN
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-60Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG-40 STEARATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CYCLOMETHICONE
CYCLOMETHACONE
Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDESPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ETHANOL
ALCOHOL
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Good
ACRYLATES COPOLYMERUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)
Data: Limited
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
HYDROGENATED PALM KERNEL GLYCERIDES
HYDROGENATED PALM KERNAL GLYCERIDES
None Identified
Data: None
ACRYLATES/ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
PARAFFINOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARANUBA) WAX
None Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITAN STEARATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITAN SESQUIOLEATENone Identified
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL
CETY ALCOHOL
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
POLYBUTENEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Limited
LANOLINAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
POLYVINYL ALCOHOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
PVPOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
NYLON-66Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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