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

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Smashbox Photo Op Eye Brightening Mascara

EWG scientists reviewed Smashbox Photo Op Eye Brightening Mascara 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 Smashbox Photo Op Eye Brightening Mascara 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
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
PEG-9 DIMETHICONEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
POLYVINYL ACETATEContamination concerns (ARSENIC, HEAVY METALS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
FD&C YELLOW 5
YELLOW 5 (CI 19140)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FD&C BLUE 1
BLUE 1(CI 42090)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
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
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Fair
CHLORPHENESINUse restrictions
Data: Limited
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140)]
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
POLYISOBUTENEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CARMINEEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ISOSTEARIC ACIDData gaps, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
HEXYLENE GLYCOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
AMINOMETHYL PROPANEDIOLContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LAUROYL LYSINENone Identified
Data: None
PANTETHINENone Identified
Data: Limited
SIMETHICONENone Identified
Data: Limited
VP/ EICOSENE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: Limited
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYALURONATENone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
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