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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
August 2013

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Almay Lash Care Gentle Eye Makeup Remover Pads (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Almay Lash Care Gentle Eye Makeup Remover Pads (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 Lash Care Gentle Eye Makeup Remover Pads (old formulation) is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Allergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
POLOXAMER 184Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ACETIC ACID, FORMIC ACID, PROPYLENE OXIDE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ALDEHYDES)
Data: Limited
BENZYL ALCOHOLUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-20Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
PHYTANTRIOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Data gaps
Data: Limited
SORBIC ACIDAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
BENZOIC ACIDUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
TETRASODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Good
DISODIUM LAUROAMPHODIACETATENone Identified
Data: None
LEUCINENone Identified
Data: Fair
ALANINENone Identified
Data: Fair
LYSINE HYDROCHLORIDE
LYSINE HCI
None Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM TRIDECETH SULFATENone Identified
Data: None
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
HEXYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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