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Nyx Micro Brow Pencil, Mbp01 Taupe

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Nyx Micro Brow Pencil, Mbp01 Taupe product label collected on November 22, 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 Nyx Micro Brow Pencil, Mbp01 Taupe is 2.

Data last updated: November 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • 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
Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDE (CI 77491

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: 77492

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: 77499)

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
Appeared as: EUPHORBIA CERIFERA WAX/CANDELILLA CERA/CIRE DE CANDELILLA (CANDELILLA)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

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

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

Limited
FERRIC AMMONIUM FERROCYANIDE
Appeared as: FERRIC AMMONIUM FERROCYANIDE (CI 77510)

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

POLYETHYLENE, C12-15 ALKYL ETHYLHEXANOATE, HYDROGENATED COCO-GLYCERIDES, OZOKERITE, POLYGLYCERYL-2 TRIISOSTEARATE, C20-40 ALCOHOLS, EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX/CANDELILLA CERA/CIRE DE CANDELILLA, ZINC STEARATE, MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX/CERA MICROCRISTALLINA/CIRE MICROCRYSTALLINE, DIMETHICONE, SORBITAN TRISTEARATE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE. MAY CONTAIN / PEUT CONTENIR (+/-): MICA, TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDE (CI 77491, 77492, 77499), FERRIC AMMONIUM FERROCYANIDE (CI 77510).

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