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Revlon Bold Lacquer Waterproof Length & Volume Mascara, 221 Blackest Black

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Revlon Bold Lacquer Waterproof Length & Volume Mascara, 221 Blackest Black product label collected on July 03, 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 Revlon Bold Lacquer Waterproof Length & Volume Mascara, 221 Blackest Black is 4.

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Data last updated: July 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

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
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Robust
D&C BLACK NO. 2 (CI 77266)
Appeared as: BLACK 2 ] (CI 77266)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (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

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

Robust

Limited
TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE
Appeared as: TRIMETHYLSILIOXYSILICATE

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

Limited

Limited
ETHYLENE/ VINYL ACETATE COPOLYMER
Appeared as: ETHYLENE/VA COPOLYMER

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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

None

None

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX)

None

Fair
LYSINE HYDROCHLORIDE
Appeared as: LYSINE HCL

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and OXAZOLIDINE)

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

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

Limited

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.

Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

ISODODECANE, WATER, TRIMETHYLSILIOXYSILICATE, VP/EICOSENE COPOLYMER, ETHYLENE/VA COPOLYMER, PARAFFIN, CERA CARNAUBA ((COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX), QUATERNIUM-90 BENTONITE, TALL OIL GLYCERIDES, CERA ALBA (BEESWAX), BEHENYL METHACRYLATE/T-BUTYL METHACRYLATE COPOLYMER, LYSINE HCL, LEUCINE, ALANINE, PANTHENOL, PHYTANTRIOL, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN/PVP CROSSPOLYMER, POLYGLYCERYL-3 DIISOSTEARATE, AMINOMETHYL PROPANEDIOL, PROPYLENE CARBONATE, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, NYLON-6, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, PHENOXYETHANOL, METHYLPARABEN, ETHYLPARABEN, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL MAY CONTAIN [+/-: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, 77492, 77499), BLACK 2 (CI 77266)]

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