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OFRA Cosmetics Eyeliner Pencil, Coffee Bean

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the OFRA Cosmetics Eyeliner Pencil, Coffee Bean product label collected on July 02, 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 OFRA Cosmetics Eyeliner Pencil, Coffee Bean is 5.

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Data last updated: July 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (PAHS)

Fair
BHT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

None
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: FD&C YELLOW 5 AL LAKE (CI19140)

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RICINUS COMMUNIS OIL

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

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: RED IRON OXIDE (CI77491)

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

Limited
CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENS
Appeared as: CHROMIUM OXIDE GREEN (CI77288)

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

Limited
FD&C RED NO. 40 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: FD&C RED 40 AL LAKE (CI16035)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
Appeared as: MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Good

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

Limited
ULTRAMARINES
Appeared as: ULTRAMARINE BLUE (CI77007)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair
FERRIC FERROCYANIDE
Appeared as: IRON BLUE (CI77510)

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

None
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: FD&C BLUE1 LAKE (CI42090)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

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:

Ricinus Communis Oil, Microcrystalline Wax, Paraffin, Petrolatum, 2-Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Carnauba Cera, Cera Alba, Lanolin, BHT, Propylparaben. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, (CI77891), Red Iron Oxide (CI77491), Brown Iron Oxide (CI77491, CI77492, CI77499), Black Iron Oxide (CI77499), Ultramarine Blue (CI77007), Iron Blue (CI77510), Chromium Oxide Green (CI77288), FD&C Yellow 5 Al Lake (CI19140), FD&C Red 40 Al Lake (CI16035), FD&C Blue1 Lake (CI42090)

Directions from packaging:

Line the top and bottom of lashes with a sharpened point. Also may be used in the waterline.

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