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Revlon Volumazing Mascara, 901 Blackest Black

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Revlon Volumazing Mascara, 901 Blackest Black product label collected on October 02, 2018 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 Volumazing Mascara, 901 Blackest Black is 3.

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Data last updated: October 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_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
  • Neurotoxicity
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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

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

None

• 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)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Limited

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 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
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA/BEESWAX

Limited

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

None

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited

Limited

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

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

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE

Limited

None
DIPENTAERYTHRITYL HEXAHYDROXYSTEARATE
Appeared as: DIPENTAERYTHRITYL TRI-POLYHYDROXYSTEARATE

Limited

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

None

Fair

Limited

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

Limited
ULTRAMARINES
Appeared as: ULTRAMARINES (CI 77007)

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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, CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, CERA ALBA/BEESWAX, TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE, DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE, HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE, POLYGLYCERYL-3 BEESWAX, VP/EICOSENE COPOLYMER, PARAFFIN, CERA CARNAUBA/COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX, SILICA, SYNTHETIC BEESWAX, ACRYLATES COPOLYMER, VP/HEXADECENE COPOLYMER, ALCOHOL DENAT., AMINOMETHYL PROPANEDIOL, ASCORBYL PALMITATE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, DIPENTAERYTHRITYL TRI-POLYHYDROXYSTEARATE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, LAURETH-21, OCTYLDODECANOL, PEG-30 DIPOLYHYDROXYSTEARATE, PENTAERYTHRITYL HYDROGENATED ROSINATE, POLYVINYL ALCOHOL, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, PHENOXYETHANOL, SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE, IRON OXIDES (CI 77499), ULTRAMARINES (CI 77007).

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