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Black Radiance Eye Appeal Lasting Mascara (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Black Radiance Eye Appeal Lasting Mascara (2016 formulation) product label collected on November 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 Black Radiance Eye Appeal Lasting Mascara (2016 formulation) is 5.

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Data last updated: November 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Robust
CI 77266
Appeared as: BLACK 2/CI 77266

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES CI 77499

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

Robust

Limited

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

None
TRICONTANYL PVP
Appeared as: TRIACONTANYL PVP

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA OIL

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Occupational hazards (high)

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.

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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:

Water, Beeswax, Dimethicone, Steareth-2, Silica, Acrylates Copolymer, Steareth-21, Paraffin, Propylene Glycol, Hydrogenated Polycyclopentadiene, Triacontanyl PVP, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Copernicia Cerifera Wax, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Xanthan Gum, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Starch, Argania Oil, Isododecane, Chlorphenesin, Trisodium EDTA, Simethicone, Laureth-21, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Stearyl Glycyrrhetinate, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Methylisothiazolinone, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Iron Oxides.Cl 77499, Black 2/Cl 77266.

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