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Penny Lane Organics 100% Natural Eye Makeup Remover (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Penny Lane Organics 100% Natural Eye Makeup Remover (2014 formulation) product label collected on June 09, 2014 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 Penny Lane Organics 100% Natural Eye Makeup Remover (2014 formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: June 2014

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
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

Fair

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

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA)
Appeared as: ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS)

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

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: GRAPE SEED OIL (VITIS VINIFERA)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DISTILLED WATER (AQUA)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

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:

Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis), Grape seed oil (Vitis vinifera), Distilled water (Aqua), Natragem EW*, Vitamin E, Geogard Ultra * * Natragem EW is EcoCert certified emulsifying wax; * Geogard Ultra is EcoCert certified preservative for use in natural and organic products.

Directions from packaging:

Shake well and apply to a cotton ball making sure to get it thoroughly wet. Gently pat the eye lids and lashes with a wet cotton ball. Let it sit for a minute so it can work its way through the layers of makeup then gently swipe your eye in a downward motion making sure not to get any makeup or makeup remover in the eye. Open your eyes and remove any makeup left under the lashes and in the creases around your eyes.

Warnings from packaging:

None

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