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L'Oreal Paris Voluminous False Fiber Lashes Mascara, 275 Black

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the L'Oreal Paris Voluminous False Fiber Lashes Mascara, 275 Black product label collected on November 14, 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 L'Oreal Paris Voluminous False Fiber Lashes Mascara, 275 Black is 5.

Data last updated: November 2018

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
  • 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
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Robust
D&C BLACK NO. 2 (CI 77266)
Appeared as: CI 77266 / BLACK 2

• 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)

Limited

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

Fair
ACACIA SENEGAL GUM
Appeared as: ACACIA SENEGAL / ACACIA SENEGAL GUM

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN WAX
Appeared as: ORYZA SATIVA CERA / RICE BRAN WAX

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

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)

Limited
CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENS
Appeared as: CI 77288 CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENS

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

Limited
CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREEN
Appeared as: CI 77289 / CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREEN

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

Robust

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

None

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

None

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Fair

Limited
ULTRAMARINES
Appeared as: CI 77007 / ULTRAMARINES

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

Fair
CI 75470
Appeared as: CI 75470 / CARMINE

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: CI 77891 / TITANIUM DIOXIDE

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

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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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER, PARAFFIN, POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE, ACRYLATES COPOLYMER, CERA ALBA / BEESWAX / CIRE DABEILLE, COPERNICIA CERIFERA CERA / CARNAUBA WAX / CIRE DE CARNAUBA, STEARETH-2, CETYL ALCOHOL, PHENOXYETHANOL, HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE, ACACIA SENEGAL / ACACIA SENEGAL GUM, ETHYLENEDIAMINE/STEARYL DIMER DILINOLEATE COPOLYMER, ETHYLENE/VA COPOLYMER, METHYLPARABEN, SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE, HYDROGENATED JOJOBA OIL, HYDROGENATED PALM OIL, DISODIUM EDTA, RAYON, ETHYLPARABEN, NYLON-6, POLYVINYL ALCOHOL, 2-OLEAMIDO-1,3-OCTADECANEDIOL, PANTHENOL, ORYZA SATIVA CERA / RICE BRAN WAX, SILICA, SYNTHETIC WAX, MAY CONTAIN [+/-CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 / IRON OXIDES, CI 77007 / ULTRAMARINES, MICA, CI 75470 / CARMINE, CI 77288 CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENS, CI 77289 / CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREEN, CI 77891 / TITANIUM DIOXIDE, CI 77266 / BLACK 2, CI 77510 / FERRIC FERROCYANIDE]

Directions from packaging:

Start by applying the Super-Volumizing primer, making sure to coat every lash. Then, before the primer dries, apply the fiber-rich Mascara on top of the primed lashes to create a show-stopping lash look. Repeat on other eye.

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