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L'Oreal Paris Voluminous Butterfly Mascara, Midnight Black 872

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the L'Oreal Paris Voluminous Butterfly Mascara, Midnight Black 872 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 L'Oreal Paris Voluminous Butterfly Mascara, Midnight Black 872 is 3.

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Data last updated: July 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair

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

Fair
ACACIA SENEGAL GUM
Appeared as: ACACIA SENEGAL/ACACIA SENEGAL GUM

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

None

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Contamination concerns (ORGANOCHLORINES, PCBS, and BENZO[A]PYRENE)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA/BEESWAX/CIRE DABEILLE

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE
Appeared as: HYDROXYETHYCELLULOSE

Fair
PHENETHYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: PHENYL ETHYL ALCOHOL

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

Limited

None

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Limited

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: CI 77891/TITANIUM DIOXIDE

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

Limited
ULTRAMARINES
Appeared as: CI 77007/ULTRAMARINES

• Use restrictions (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
FERRIC FERROCYANIDE
Appeared as: CI 77510/FERRIC FERROCYANIDE

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

Fair
CI 75470
Appeared as: CI 75470/CARMINE]

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

AQUA/WATER/EAU, PARAFFIN, POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE, CERA ALBA/BEESWAX/CIRE DABEILLE, COPERNICIA CERIFERA CERA/CARNAUBA WAX/CIRE DE CARNAUBA, ACACIA SENEGAL/ACACIA SENEGAL GUM, GLYCERIN, CETYL ALCOHOL, HYDROXYETHYCELLULOSE, PHENOXYETHANOL,PEG/PPG-17/18 DIMETHICONE, STEARETH-20, PHENYL ETHYL ALCOHOL, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, SODIUM POLYMETHA-CRYLATE, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, RAYON, HYDROGENATED JOJOBA OIL, HYDROGENATED PALM OIL, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRAISOSTEARATE, MAGNESIUM SILICATE, DISODIUM EDTA, POLYQUATERNIUM-10, SILICA, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, SOLUBLE COLLAGEN, PANTHENOL, TIN OXIDE, SODIUM CHONDROITIN SULFATE, ATELOCOLLAGEN, [+/- MAY CONTAIN/PEUT CONTENIR: CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499/IRON OXIDES, CI 77891/TITANIUM DIOXIDE, CI 77007/ULTRAMARINES, MICA, CI 77510/FERRIC FERROCYANIDE, CI 75470/CARMINE], FIL D159998/8

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