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Neutrogena 3-in-1 Concealer for Eyes, SPF 20 (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Neutrogena 3-in-1 Concealer for Eyes, SPF 20 (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 Neutrogena 3-in-1 Concealer for Eyes, SPF 20 (2016 formulation) is 6.

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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 LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair

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

Good

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

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)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ALUMINUM POWDER)

Limited

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDE

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

Robust

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Fair

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

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None

Limited

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

• Cancer (moderate)

Limited

None

Fair
CI 77713
Appeared as: MAGNESIUM CARBONATE

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Good

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• 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.

PETA: Companies That Do Test on Animals

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: Titanium dioxide 9.5% (sunscreen) Inactive Ingredients: Water, cyclopentasiloxane, talc, butylene glycol, ethylhexyl palmitate, C12-15 alkyl benzoate, polyglyceryl-4 diisostearate/ polyhydroxystearate/ sebacate, dimethyl MEA, cetyl dimethicone, boron nitride, cetyl PEG/ PPG-10/1 dimethicone, citric acid, ozokerite, magnesium sulfate, BHT, aloe barbadensis leaf extract, camellia sinensis leaf extract, saccharomyces lysate extract, sodium methylesculetin acetate, caprylyl glycol, tyrosine, hydrogenated polyisobutene, silica, alumina, cyclohexasiloxane, 1,2 hexanediol, polyhydroxystearic acid, aluminum starch octenylsuccinate, acrylates copolymer, magnesium carbonate, dimethicone, polymethylsilsesquioxane, propylene glycol, triethoxycaprylylsilane, methylisothiazolinone, fragrance. May contain: Titanium dioxide, iron oxide.

Directions from packaging:

For sunscreen use: apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure reapply at least every 2 hours use a water resistant sunscreen if swimming or sweating Sun Protection Measures. Spending time in the sun increases your risk of skin cancer and early skin aging. To decrease this risk, regularly use a sunscreen with a Broad Spectrum SPF value of 15 or higher and other sun protection measures including: limit time in the sun, especially from 10 a.m.2 p.m. wear long-sleeved shirts, pants, hats, and sunglasses children under 6 months of age: Ask a doctor. Other information: protect this product from excessive heat and direct sun may stain some fabrics.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only Do not use on damaged or broken skin When using this product keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove. Stop use and ask a doctor if rash occurs Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

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