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Maia's Mineral Galaxy Natural Mascara, Brown

EWG scientists reviewed the Maia's Mineral Galaxy Natural Mascara, Brown product label collected on June 20, 2017 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 Natural Mascara, Brown is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: June 2017

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
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDE (CI 77491/CI 77492/CI 77499)

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

Fair

Limited
SARGASSUM FILIPENDULA (SARGASSUM WEED) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SEAWEED GEL MADE FROM THE ALGAE EXTRACTS OF: SARGASSUM FILIPENDULA EXTRACT

Limited

None

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

Limited
PANTHENOL, D-
Appeared as: D-PANTHENOL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN USP

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

Fair

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Sodium Hyaluronate, Seaweed Gel made from the Algae Extracts of: Sargassum Filipendula Extract, Hypnea Musciformis (Hypneaceae) Extract & Gellidiela Acerosa Extract, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, D-Panthenol, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Stearic Acid, Ceteareth-20, Vegetable Glycerin USP, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed Extract, Iron Oxide (CI 77491/CI 77492/CI 77499)

Directions from packaging:

To Use: Put one coat on and let dry. After the first coat has dried, continue to apply another coat to make eyelashes appear even thicker and bolder.

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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