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Maia's Mineral Galaxy Mineral Eye Liner, Midnight Blue

EWG scientists reviewed the Maia's Mineral Galaxy Mineral Eye Liner, Midnight Blue product label collected on October 12, 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. Maia's Mineral Galaxy Mineral Eye Liner, Midnight Blue is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: October 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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77499)

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

Limited

Limited

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER

Limited

Limited

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) FRUIT
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

*Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Theobroma Cacao (Cacao) Seed Butter, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, * Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), *Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Oleoresin, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Kaolin, Mica and Iron Oxides (CI 77499)

Directions from packaging:

Glide the eyeliner on the lash line and create the desired look.

Warnings from packaging:

Caution: Do not use if eye is injured, infected, irritated or moving. Consult a physician promptly if damage occurs.

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