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Maybelline Expert Eyes 100% Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Maybelline Expert Eyes 100% Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover (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 Maybelline Expert Eyes 100% Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover (2016 formulation) is 4.

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Data last updated: July 2016

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
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Fair

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

Fair
DIMETHICONE PEG-7 PHOSPHATE
Appeared as: PHOSPHATE

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

None

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

None

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

Limited

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

Robust

Fair

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

Fair
CI 18965
Appeared as: DISODIUM

Limited
DISODIUM COCOAMPHODIACETATE
Appeared as: COCOAMPHODIACETATE

Fair
DIPOTASSIUM EDTA
Appeared as: DIPOTASSIUM

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)

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:

Water, Hexylene Glycol, Disodium, Cocoamphodiacetate, Imidazolidinyl Urea, Dipotassium, Phosphate, Methylparaben, Potassium Phosphate, Disodium EDTA, Sodium Laureth-8 Sulfate, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Allantoin, Phenethyl Alcohol, Sodium Benzoate, Magnesium Laureth-8 Sulfate, Magnesium Laureth Sulfate, Sodium Oleth Sulfate, Magnesium Oleth Sulfate.

Directions from packaging:

Slightly moisten cotton ball or tissue with Maybelline Expert Eyes 100% oil-free eye makeup remover. Gently press against closed lid for a few seconds and wipe off. Rinse with water.

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