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L'Oreal Paris Infallible Eyeshadow, Midnight Blue (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the L'Oreal Paris Infallible Eyeshadow, Midnight Blue (2016 formulation) product label collected on August 10, 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 L'Oreal Paris Infallible Eyeshadow, Midnight Blue (2016 formulation) is 3.

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Data last updated: August 2016

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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Good
CI 77000
Appeared as: ALUMINUM POWDER (CI 77000)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Neurotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited
CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENS
Appeared as: CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENS CL 77288

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

Limited
CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREEN
Appeared as: CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREEN (CI 77289)

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

Fair
ZINC OXIDE
Appeared as: ZINC OXIDE (CI 77497)

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

None

Fair

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Limited

Limited

None

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

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

Fair
CI 75470
Appeared as: CARMINE (CI 75470)

Limited
ULTRAMARINES
Appeared as: ULTRAMARINES (CI 77007)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
MANGANESE VIOLET
Appeared as: MAGANESE VILOT (CI 77742)

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

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

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

None
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Cyclohexasiloxane, Isododecane, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Nylon 611/Dimethicone Copolymer, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Silica, Caprylyl Glycol, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Talc, Polyurethane 11, May Contain (+/-):, Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Aluminum Powder (CI 77000), Carmine (CI 75470), Ultramarines (CI 77007), Chromium Oxide Greens Cl 77288, Chromium Hydroxide Green (CI 77289), Maganese Vilot (CI 77742), Zinc Oxide (CI 77497), Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140)

Directions from packaging:

Rinse hair. Work into a rich lather, apply to your hair and scalp. Rinse completely.

Warnings from packaging:

N/A

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