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L'Oreal Paris Voluminous Butterfly Intenza Mascara, Blackest Black

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the L'Oreal Paris Voluminous Butterfly Intenza Mascara, Blackest Black product label collected on July 04, 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 Intenza Mascara, Blackest Black is 3.

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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

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

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
  • Endocrine disruption
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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

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

Limited

• 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)

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)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Good

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: CI 77499 / IRON OXIDES

• 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

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

None

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

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

Fair

Robust

Fair

Limited

Limited

Fair

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

Limited
ULTRAMARINES
Appeared as: CI 77007 / ULTRAMARINES

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: CI 77891 / TITANIUM DIOXIDE

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

Fair
CI 75470
Appeared as: CI 75470 / CARMINE

Fair
FERRIC FERROCYANIDE
Appeared as: CI 77510 / FERRIC FERROCYANIDE]

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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 GUM, CETYL ALCOHOL, GLYCERIN, HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE, PHENOXYETHANOL, PEG/PPG-17/18 DIMETHICONE, STEARETH-20, PHENETHYL ALCOHOL, SODIUM POLYMETHACRYLATE, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, RAYON, HYDROGENATED JOJOBA OIL, HYDROGENATED PALM OIL, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRAISOSTEARATE, SILICA, DISODIUM EDTA, POLYQUATERNIUM-10, STEARYL ALCOHOL, MYRISTYL ALCOHOL, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, SOLUBLE COLLAGEN, MAGNESIUM SILICATE, PANTHENOL, SILICA DIMETHYL SILYLATE, TRISODIUM EDTA, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, SODIUM ACETATE, SODIUM CHLORIDE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, SODIUM CHONDROITIN SULFATE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, BHT, ATELOCOLLAGEN, TIN OXIDE, ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL, HEXYLENE GLYCOL [+/- MAY CONTAIN: CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 / IRON OXIDES, CI 77007 / ULTRAMARINES, CI 77891 / TITANIUM DIOXIDE, MICA, CI 75470 / CARMINE, CI 77510 / FERRIC FERROCYANIDE]

Directions from packaging:

Place brush at base of lashes and gently sweep up to tip. Twist to use the other wing. Removes easily with soap and water.

Warnings from packaging:

TO SAFEGUARD L'OREAL PURITY, RESERVE THIS PRODUCT FOR YOUR PERSONAL USE. TREAT THE APPLICATOR WITH THE HYGIENIC CARE YOU GIVE YOUR EYES. NEVER APPLY THIS PRODUCT IN A MOVING VEHICLE. DO NOT DILUTE MASCARA WITH WATER, SALIVA, OR ANY OTHER SUBSTANCE. CAP TIGHTLY AFTER USE. IF CHANGE IN ODOR OR APPEARANCE OCCURS, DISCONTINUE USE. DO NOT USE THIS OR ANY OTHER COSMETIC IF YOUR EYE IS INJURED, IRRITATED, OR INFECTED. CONSULT A PHYSICIAN PROMPTLY.

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