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Black Radiance Bold & Sexy Fiber Mascara, CA6431A Black

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Black Radiance Bold & Sexy Fiber Mascara, CA6431A Black product label collected on April 02, 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 Black Radiance Bold & Sexy Fiber Mascara, CA6431A Black is 4.

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Data last updated: April 2019

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
  • 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: 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))

Good

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

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)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: BEESWAX/CIRE D'ABEILLE

Fair
POLYVINYLPOLYPYRROLIDONE
Appeared as: PVP

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Fair

Fair

None

Limited

Fair

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

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

Limited
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Appeared as: CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

Limited

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

Limited
PASSIFLORA EDULIS (PASSION FRUIT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PASSIFLORA EDULIS SEED OIL

None

None

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT)
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: (COCONUT) OIL

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE/CI 77891

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

: WATER, BEESWAX/CIRE D'ABEILLE, ACRYLATES COPOLYMER, PVP, GLYCERYL STEARATE, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, VP/HEXADECENE COPOLYMER, COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX, CYCLOHEXASILOXANE, PROPYLENE GLYCOL STEARATE SE, SILICA, TRIETHANOLAMINE, PALMITIC ACID, STEARIC ACID, BIS-DIGLYCERYL POLYACYLADIPATE-2, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE, ALCOHOL, NYLON-6, PHENOXYETHANOL, CELLULOSE GUM, PPG-2 DECETH-30, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, GLYCERIN, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID, PANTHENOL, DISODIUM EDTA, TOCOPHEROL, SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE, PASSIFLORA EDULIS SEED OIL, SCHINZIOPHYTON RAUTANENII KERNEL OIL, MACADAMIA INTEGRIFOLIA SEED OIL, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, BLACK 2/CI 77266, TITANIUM DIOXIDE/CI 77891.

Directions from packaging:

Brush lashes from root to tip with long, sweeping strokes. Let dry and re-apply for added fullness.

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