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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
August 2013

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Almay Longwear & Waterproof Gentle Eye Makeup Remover (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Almay Longwear & Waterproof Gentle Eye Makeup Remover (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 Almay Longwear & Waterproof Gentle Eye Makeup Remover (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
METHYLPARABENEndocrine 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
CYCLOPENTASILOXANEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Cancer, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
MINERAL OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
FD&C RED 40
RED 40 (CI 16035)
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
FD&C BLUE 1
BLUE 1 (CI 42090)
Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SULISOBENZONE
BENZOPHENONE-4
Enhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
TROMETHAMINEUse restrictions
Data: Fair
DICAPRYLYL ETHERNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL METHICONENone Identified
Data: None
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATERNone Identified
Data: Limited
SPIRAEA ULMARIA (MEADOWSWEET) FLOWER EXTRACT
SPIRAEA ULMARIA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: None
FOMES OFFICINALIS (TRUNK ROT) EXTRACT
FOMES OFFICINALIS (MUSHROOM) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCOSAMINOGLYCANSNone Identified
Data: None
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATEData gaps
Data: Limited
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYALURONATENone Identified
Data: Fair
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
TRISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
ISOEICOSANEUse restrictions
Data: None
SODIUM PHOSPHATEUse restrictions
Data: Fair
DISODIUM PHOSPHATEUse restrictions
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
Data: Robust


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