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Melvita Eye Make-up Remover (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Melvita Eye Make-up Remover (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 2013 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 Melvita Eye Make-up Remover (old formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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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 (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CENTAUREA CYANUS (CORNFLOWER) FLOWER WATER
Appeared as: CENTAUREA CYANUS (CORNFLOWER) WATER (FROM FARMING)

Limited

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU (WATER)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
Appeared as: ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) EXTRACT (FROM FARMING)

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Robust

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRIC/CAPRYLIC TRIGLYCERIDE

Fair
DEHYDROACETIC ACID
Appeared as: DEHYDROACETATE ACID

• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited
NELUMBO NUCIFERA (SACRED LOTUS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: NELUMBIUM SPECIOSUM EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT (MATRICARIA)

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:

Centaurea Cyanus (Cornflower) Water (from Organic Farming), Squalane, Aqua/Water/Eau (Water), Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Extract (from Organic Farming), Decyl Glucoside, Isopropyl Myristate, Benzyl Alcohol, Sodium Chloride, Glycerin, Capric/Caprylic Triglyceride, Dehydroacetate Acid, Citric Acid, Nelumbium Speciosum Extract, Bixa Orellana (Annatto) Seed Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract (Matricaria)

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