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E.l.f. Lash Extending Mascara, 81436 Black

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the E.l.f. Lash Extending Mascara, 81436 Black product label collected on October 29, 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 E.l.f. Lash Extending Mascara, 81436 Black is 5.

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Data last updated: October 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VE)

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Fair
POLYVINYLPOLYPYRROLIDONE
Appeared as: PVP

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER (AQUA), PVP, EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX, SYNTHETIC BEESWAX, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, OZOKERITE, STEARIC ACID, COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX, NYLON-12, TRIETHANOLAMINE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, PEG-100 STEARATE, TRIACONTANYL PVP, RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL, PANTHENOL, BENZYL ALCOHOL, METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONE, METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VE), ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT, ALGAE EXTRACT, HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN MAY CONTAIN: DC BLACK #2 (CI 77266), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499).

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