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Data last updated:
August 2013

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Maybelline Volum' Express The Falsies Big Eyes Washable Mascara, Very Black 203

EWG scientists reviewed Maybelline Volum' Express The Falsies Big Eyes Washable Mascara, Very Black 203 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 Maybelline Volum' Express The Falsies Big Eyes Washable Mascara, Very Black 203 is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENSEnhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
ULTRAMARINESMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
FERRIC FERROCYANIDEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREENEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: None
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
STEARETH-2Data gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
ACACIA SENEGAL GUMData gaps, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
HYDROGENATED PALM OILContamination concerns (ORGANOCHLORINES, PCBS, BENZO[A]PYRENE)
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
MICAOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CI 77499Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Fair
ACRYLATES COPOLYMERContamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE), Use restrictions
Data: None
ETHYLENE/ ACRYLIC ACID COPOLYMERContamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CARMINEEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
MANGANESE VIOLETEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
PARAFFINOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
SODIUM DEHYDROACETATEOccupational hazards
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATENone Identified
Data: Limited
ETHYLENEDIAMINE/ STEARYL DIMER DILINOLEATE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
2-OLEAMIDO-1,3-OCTADECANEDIOLNone Identified
Data: None
SOLUBLE COLLAGENNone Identified
Data: Limited
ATELOCOLLAGENNone Identified
Data: Limited
CI 77492None Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED JOJOBA OILNone Identified
Data: None
PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRAISOSTEARATENone Identified
Data: None
ARGININENone Identified
Data: Fair
SERINENone Identified
Data: Fair
GLUTAMIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM CHONDROITIN SULFATENone Identified
Data: Fair
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
COPERNICIA CERIFERA CERA (CARNAUBA WAX)
None Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYALURONATENone Identified
Data: Fair
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer