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

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Smashbox Full Exposure Mascara

EWG scientists reviewed Smashbox Full Exposure 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 Full Exposure Mascara is 2.
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 AMMONIUM FERROCYANIDEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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
LAURETH-4Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
POLYVINYL ACETATEContamination concerns (ARSENIC, HEAVY METALS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
SODIUM POLYACRYLATEMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
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
POLYAMINOPROPYL BIGUANIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
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
KAOLINNone Identified
Data: Fair
PTFE (TEFLON)Contamination concerns (PERFLUOROOCTANOIC ACID)
Data: Fair
CARMINEEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
MANGANESE VIOLETEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PARAFFINOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ISOSTEARIC ACIDData gaps, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATEEcotoxicology, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
PVPOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CHOLESTEROLPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
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
POLYESTER-5None Identified
Data: None
PANTETHINENone Identified
Data: Limited
SIMETHICONENone Identified
Data: Limited
CI 77492None Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED OLIVE OILNone Identified
Data: None
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL UNSAPONIFIABLESNone Identified
Data: Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
OLEA EUROPEAE (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
VP/ EICOSENE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: Limited
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
D&C BLACK 2
BLACK 2 (CI 77266)
None Identified
Data: Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
NYLON-6None Identified
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