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Almay One Coat Get Up & Grow Mascara, Black 020 (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Almay One Coat Get Up & Grow Mascara, Black 020 (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 01, 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 Almay One Coat Get Up & Grow Mascara, Black 020 (2016 formulation) is 3.

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Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Robust
D&C BLACK NO. 2 (CI 77266)
Appeared as: BLACK 2 (CI 77266)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

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

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES) (CI 77491 77492 77499)

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

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

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

None
TRIMETHYLSILOXYPOLYSILICATE
Appeared as: TRIMETHYLSIIOXYSILICATE

None

None

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

Limited

None
DIMETHICONE COPOLYMER
Appeared as: BIS VINYL DIMETHICONE COPOLYMER

None

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None
HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN/ PVP CROSSPOLYMER
Appeared as: HYDROLIZED WHEAT PROTEIN/PVP CROSSPOLYMER

Limited
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Appeared as: MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE (VITAMIN C)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
CAPRYLOYL GLYCINE
Appeared as: CAPRYLYL GLYCEROL

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: MAY CONTAIN (/-)

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: (CI 77891)

• Cancer (moderate)
• 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/Eau (Water), Paraffin, Stearic Acid, Cera Alba (Beeswax), Isododecane, TrimethylsiIoxysilicate, Hydrogenated Polycyclopentadiene, C30 45 Alkyl Dimethicone, Cera Carnauba (Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax), Trisiloxane, Triethanolamine, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Bis Vinyl Dimethicone Copolymer, Hydrogenated Olive Oil Stearyl Esters, Isosteareth 200 Linoleate, Acacia Gum (Acacia Senegal), Panthenol, Hydrolized Wheat Protein/PVP Crosspolymer, Phytantriol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C), Nylon 6, Simethicone, Dimethicone, Butylene Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycerol, 1, 2 Hexanediol, May Contain (+/-): (CI 77891), Black 2 (CI 77266), Iron Oxides) (CI 77491, 77492, 77499)

Directions from packaging:

Apply mascara from lash roots to tips. removes easily with any Almay eye makeup remover.

Warnings from packaging:

To safeguard product purity: Always treat applicator with the same sanitary care you give your eyes. Clean comb regularly with water. Reserve it for your personal use. Cap tightly after use. Do not dilute product with any additive. Do not use any eye cosmetic if your eye is injured, irritated or infected.

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