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Lancome Brow Shaping Powdery Pencil, Brown 04

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lancome Brow Shaping Powdery Pencil, Brown 04 product label collected on July 01, 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 Lancome Brow Shaping Powdery Pencil, Brown 04 is 3.

Data last updated: July 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
PROPYLPARABEN
Appeared as: SODIUM PROPYLPARABEN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Fair
METHYLPARABEN
Appeared as: SODIUM METHYLPARABEN

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL METHYL ETHER
Appeared as: PPG-2 METHYL ETHER

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491/CI 77499/CI 77492)

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
DIOCTYL SODIUM SULFOSUCCINATE
Appeared as: DIETHYLHEXYL SODIUM SULFOSUCCINATE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE
Appeared as: ARGILLA/MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Fair

Robust

None

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

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

Limited
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE
Appeared as: BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE (CI 77163)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Polymethyl Methacrylate, Dimethylimidazolidinone Rice Starch, Distarch Phosphate, Diethylhexyl Sodium Sulfosuccinate, Argilla/Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, PEG-4 Montanate, Silica, Hydroxypropyl Cyclodextrin, Water, Sodium Methylparaben, Sodium Propylparaben, Imidazolidinyl Urea, PPG-2 Methyl Ether, Ethylene/Methacrylate Copolymer, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, May Contain: Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77499, Ci 77492), Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163)

Directions from packaging:

Suggested Usage:-Use the pencil end to shape the eyebrow and arch, and to fill in sparse areas.-Blend with the spoolie brush for a natural-yet-defined look.

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