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Physicians Formula Organic Wear Mascara, Black Organics 7353 (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Physicians Formula Organic Wear Mascara, Black Organics 7353 (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 03, 2016 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 Physicians Formula Organic Wear Mascara, Black Organics 7353 (2016 formulation) is 1.

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Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDE

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

Limited
HYDROLYZED RICE PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED ORYZA SATIVA (RICE PROTEIN)

• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE
Appeared as: MYCROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Robust

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: BEESWAX (APIS MELLIFERA) (*)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) ESTER
Appeared as: JOJOBA ESTER

Fair

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) (LEAF JUICE*)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL
Appeared as: GLYCINE SOYA (SOYBEAN OIL*)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

None
LEUCONOSTOC/ RADISH ROOT FERMENT FILTRATE
Appeared as: LEUCONOSTOC/RADISH FERMENT FILTRATE

Limited
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE
Appeared as: MAGNESIUM ALUMINIUM SILICATE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL (OLIVE LEAF EXTRACT*)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange Fruit Water*), Glycerin, Iron Oxide, Mycrocrystalline Cellulose, Glyceryl Stearate, Water, Beeswax (Apis Mellifera) (*), Jojoba Ester, Tapioca Starch (*), Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba Wax*), Stearic Acid, Glyceryl Caprylate, Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) (Leaf Juice*), Cellulose Gum, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber Fruit Extract*), Glycine Soya (Soybean Oil*), Hydrolyzed Oryza Sativa (Rice Protein), Leuconostoc/Radish Ferment Filtrate, Magnesium Aluminium Silicate, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil (Olive Leaf Extract*), May Contain (+/-):

Directions from packaging:

Sweep mascara brush from lash base to tips. Apply multiple coats for added volume. Can easily be washed off with soap and water or removed with eye makeup remover pads or lotions.

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