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L'Oreal Paris Telescopic Mascara, 910 Blackest Black

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the L'Oreal Paris Telescopic Mascara, 910 Blackest 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 Telescopic Mascara, 910 Blackest Black is 4.

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Data last updated: November 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Good

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

Fair

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

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

• 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)

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)

Limited

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

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 77492/IRON OXIDES

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

Robust

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA / BEESWAX / CIRE D'ABEILLE

Fair

Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Appeared as: CARNAUBA / CARNAUBA WAX / CIRE DE CARNAUBA

Fair

Fair

Limited

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

Fair

None

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

G697532 INGREDIENTS: WATER, PARAFFIN, CERA ALBA / BEESWAX / CIRE D'ABEILLE, STEARIC ACID, CARNAUBA / CARNAUBA WAX / CIRE DE CARNAUBA, ACACIA/ACACIA SENEGAL GUM, PALMITIC ACID, TRIETHANOLAMINE, HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE, AMINOMETHYL PROPANEDIOL, PEG-40 STEARATE, SODIUM POLYMETHACRYLATE, METHYLPARABEN, PROPYLPARABEN, HYDROGENATED JOJOBA OIL, HYDROGENATED PALM OIL, SIMETHICONE, BHT, POLYQUATERNIUM-10, PANTHENOL MAY CONTAIN [+/- CI 77499, CI 77491, CI 77492/IRON OXIDES], FIL B11173/2

Directions from packaging:

Place the brush at the base of lashes and gently sweep up to tip. Removes with waterproof makeup remover.

Warnings from packaging:

Flammable until dry. Do not use near fire, flame or heat. 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 eye cosmetic if your eye is injured, irritated, or infected. Consult a physician promptly.

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