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Tarte Opening Act Lash Primer

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Tarte Opening Act Lash Primer product label collected on January 11, 2019 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 Tarte Opening Act Lash Primer is 2.

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Data last updated: January 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Limited
ETHYLENE/ VINYL ACETATE COPOLYMER
Appeared as: ETHYLENE/VA COPOLYMER

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA/BEESWAX/CIRE D RSQUO

Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Appeared as: CERA CARNAUBA/COPERNICIA CERIFERA WAX/CIRE DE CARNAUBA (CARNAUBA)

None
HYDROGENATED OLIVE OIL
Appeared as: HYDROGENATED OLIVE OIL STEARYL ESTERS

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Fair

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Fair

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water/Aqua/Eau, ethylene/VA copolymer, cera alba/beeswax/cire d rsquo;abeille, cera carnauba/copernicia cerifera (carnauba) wax/cire de carnauba, hydrogenated olive oil stearyl esters, nylon-12, palmitic acid, glyceryl stearate, stearic acid, triethanolamine, hydrated silica, silica, dimethicone, hydroxyethylcellulose, ethylhexylglycerin, ascorbyl palmitate, sodium nitrate, phenoxyethanol.

Directions from packaging:

Apply primer before mascara, wedging 360 degree magniLASH brush at the base of lashes and combing upward to the tip.

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