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Ava Anderson Non Toxic Mascara (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Ava Anderson Non Toxic Mascara (old formulation) product label collected on July 30, 2015 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 Ava Anderson Non Toxic Mascara (old formulation) is 2.

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Data last updated: July 2015

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS SINENSIS (ORANGE) OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDE

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

Fair

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

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

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

Limited
CETYL ESTERS
Appeared as: CETYL ESTERS WAX

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (NON-NANO)

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

Limited
CYMBOPOGON (LEMON GRASS) OIL
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON FLEXUOSUS (LEMON GRASS) OIL

Fair
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) OIL
Appeared as: SESAMUM INDICIUM (SESAME) SEED OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

aloe barbadensis leaf juice extract (organic aloe vera), cetyl esters wax (vegetable based wax), vegetable glycerin, glyceryl stearate (organic palm oil), iron oxide (filtered 77499) (mineral based colorant), mica (77019) (mineral based colorant), non nano particle titanium dioxide (77891) (mineral based colorant), citrus sinensis (orange) oil, cymbopogon flexuosus (lemon grass) oil, sesamum indicium (sesame) seed oil

Directions from packaging:

n/a

Warnings from packaging:

n/a

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