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Neutrogena Healthy Volume Waterproof Mascara (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Neutrogena Healthy Volume Waterproof Mascara (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 Healthy Volume Waterproof Mascara (2016 formulation) is 6.

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Data last updated: July 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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
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)

Robust
CI 77266
Appeared as: BLACK 2

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS)

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (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)

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Robust

Limited

None

Limited

Limited
TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE
Appeared as: TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE/DIMETHICONOL COPOLYMER

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Limited

Limited

Limited

None

None

None

Limited

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

None

Limited
LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LIMMANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Limited

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

Robust

None

Limited

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Isododecane, water, beeswax, disteardimonium hectorite, glyceryl hydrogenated rosinate, copernicia cerifera (carnauba) wax, trimethylsiloxysilicate/dimethiconol copolymer, acrylates/ethylhexyl acrylate copolymer, C18-36 acid triglyceride, cyclopentasiloxane, VP/eicosene copolymer, polybutene, silica, black 2, ozokerite, polymethylsilsesquioxane, euphorbia cerifera (candelilla) wax, lecithin, polyhydroxystearic acid, ethylene/ propylene/ styrene copolymer, butylene/ethylene/styrene copolymer, isohexadecane, hydrolyzed vegetable protein PG-propyl silanetriol, limmanthes alba (meadowfoam) seed oil, olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, prunus amygdalus dulcis (sweet almond) oil, propylene carbonate, propylene glycol, polyglyceryl-4 isostearate, cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 dimethicone, hexyl laurate, trimethylsiloxysilicate, acrylates/dimethicone copolymer, polyethylene, caprylyl glycol, sodium chloride, cetyl hydroxyethylcellulose, pentaerythrityl tetra-di-t-butyl hydroxyhydrocinnamate, sorbic acid, phenoxyethanol, fragrance (1396-67).

Directions from packaging:

Sweep brush upwards, through lashes from the root to tip.

Warnings from packaging:

To help maintain the purity of this mascara, reserve it for your own personal use, and always close cap tightly. Apply carefully, do not dilute with any additive, and treat the applicator in a hygenic manner. Do not use this or any eye cosmetic if your eye is injured, irritated or infected. Consult an ophthalmologist immediately in case of injury.

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