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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
March 2009

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Neutrogena Weightless Volume Mascara 03 Brown Black (2009 formulation)

Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYLPARABENData gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BUTYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ISOBUTYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOL
PHENOXYETHYANOL
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-20Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CYCLOPENTASILOXANECancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ETHANOLEnhanced skin absorption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), 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
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEINAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
POLYISOBUTENEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONE COPOLYOL POLYACRYLATENone Identified
Data: None
GERANIUM MACULATUM (SPOTTED CRANESBILL) EXTRACT
GERANIUM MACULATUM EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
POLYSILICONE-11None Identified
Data: None
POLYURETHANE-1None Identified
Data: None
SIMETHICONENone Identified
Data: Limited
VP/ HEXADECENE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
VITAMIN B3
PANTOTHENIC ACID
None Identified
Data: Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)None Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
MATRICARIA RECUTITA (GERMAN CHAMOMILE) EXTRACT
MATRICARIA (CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA) EXTRACT
Enhanced skin absorption
Data: None
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