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Alima Pure Natural Definition Eye Pencil, Ink

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Alima Pure Natural Definition Eye Pencil, Ink product label collected on June 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 Alima Pure Natural Definition Eye Pencil, Ink is 1.

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Data last updated: June 2019

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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
HYDROGENATED COTTONSEED OIL
Appeared as: GOSSYPIUM HERBACEUM (HYDROGENATED COTTONSEED) OIL

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (MERCURY, ARSENIC, LEAD, GOSSYPOL, PESTICIDES, and PCBS)

Fair
MICA
Appeared as: MICA (CI 77019)

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: CI 77491 (IRON OXIDE-RED)

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

None
HYDROGENATED JOJOBA OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINESIS (HYDROGENATED JOJOBA) OIL

Limited

Limited

Limited
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED OIL
Appeared as: MANGNIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED OIL

Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
Appeared as: EUPHORBIA CERIFERA CERA (CANDELILLA)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Appeared as: COPERNICIA CERIFERA CERA (CARNAUBA)

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: CI 77891 (TITANIUM DIOXIDE)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

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

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Simmondsia Chinesis (Hydrogenated Jojoba) Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Gossypium Herbaceum (Hydrogenated Cottonseed) Oil, Mangnifera Indica (Mango) Seed Oil, Mica (CI 77019), Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Cera, Glyceryl Caprylate, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Cera, Macadamia Ternifolia (Macadamia) Seed Oil, Tocopherol, Chamomilla Recutita (Chamomile) Flower Extract, Ascorbyl Palmitate , May Contain: CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), CI 77491 (Iron Oxide-Red), CI 77492 (Iron Oxide-Yellow), CI 77499 (Iron Oxide-Black)].

Warnings from packaging:

Contains nuts.

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