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Prestige Cosmetics Waterproof Automatic Eyeliner, Black (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Prestige Cosmetics Waterproof Automatic Eyeliner, Black (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 Prestige Cosmetics Waterproof Automatic Eyeliner, Black (2016 formulation) is 5.

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Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Good

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Fair
BHT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

Limited
RHUS SUCCEDANEA (JAPANESE) FRUIT WAX
Appeared as: RHUS SUCCEDANEA FRUIT WAX

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

None

Limited

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: MINERAL OIL (PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM)

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

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: BEESWAX (APIS MELLIFERA)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

None
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC/ STEARIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRIC/CAPRYLIC STEARIC TRIGLYCERIDE

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

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

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

Good

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

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

Limited
FERRIC AMMONIUM FERROCYANIDE
Appeared as: FERRIC AMMONIUM FERROCYANIDE (CI 77510)

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Stearic Acid, Rhus Succedanea Fruit Wax, Hydrogenated Palm Glyceride, Hydrogenated Palm Kernel Glycerides, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Hydrogenated Coco Glycerides, Cetyl Palmitate, Calcium Carbonate, Talc, Mineral Oil (Paraffinum Liquidum), Beeswax (Apis Mellifera), Tristearin, Capric/Caprylic Stearic Triglyceride, Butyl Stearate, Stearyl Heptanoate, Propylparaben, Methylparaben, Butylparaben, Citric Acid, BHT, May Contain (+/-): Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Ultramarines, Manganese Violet, Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide (CI 77510)

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