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Beauty Without Cruelty Ultimate Natural Mascara, Walnut

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Beauty Without Cruelty Ultimate Natural Mascara, Walnut product label collected on May 16, 2017 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 Beauty Without Cruelty Ultimate Natural Mascara, Walnut is 4.

Data last updated: May 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN WAX
Appeared as: ORYZA SATIVA BRAN CERA (RICE WAX)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Fair
ACACIA SENEGAL GUM
Appeared as: ACACIA SENEGAL GUM (ACACIAWAX)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE
Appeared as: MAGNESIUM ALUMINIUM SILICATE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Appeared as: CERA CARNAUBA (CARNAUBAWAX)

None
RHUS VERNICIFLUA PEEL WAX
Appeared as: RHUS VERNICIFLUA PEEL CERA (JAPANESE FRUITWAX)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Good

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua/water, Oryza Sativa Bran Cera (Rice Wax),Vp/va Copolymer, Butylene Glycol, Polyglyceryl-5 Laurate, Acacia Senegal Gum (AcaciaWax), Magnesium Aluminium Silicate, Cera Carnauba (CarnaubaWax), Rhus Verniciflua Peel Cera (Japanese FruitWax), Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Phenoxyethanol, Glyceryl Caprylate, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Potassium Sorbate, Bambusa Arundinacea (Bamboo) Stem Powder, Benzyl Alcohol,Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil,Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Biotin, Mica, Talc, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides.

Directions from packaging:

Use as you would any fine mascara.

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