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INIKA Organic The Mascara, Brown

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the INIKA Organic The Mascara, Brown product label collected on April 26, 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 INIKA Organic The Mascara, Brown is 3.

Data last updated: April 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77499

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

Limited
VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) FRUIT JUICE
Appeared as: VACCINIUM MACROCARPON FRUIT WATER (CRANBERRY)

Limited

Limited

Fair

Fair

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

Limited
PENTYLENE GLYCOL
Appeared as: PENTYLENE GLYCOL (SUGAR CANE)

None
HONOKIOL
Appeared as: HONOKIOL (MAGNOLIA BARK) EXTRACT

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Water*, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax*, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Stearic Acid, Propanediol, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil*, Pentylene Glycol (Sugar Cane), Honokiol (Magnolia Bark Extract), Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, C10-18 Triglycerides, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Hydroxide, Galactoarabinan, May Contain: Iron Oxides (CI 77499, CI 77491, CI 77492).

Directions from packaging:

Brush mascara onto lashes from the root to the tip

Warnings from packaging:

Patch test before use. Keep out of reach of children. Discontinue use if irritation occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. If contact occurs, rinse well with water.

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