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Maybelline Volum' Express The Rocket Waterproof Mascara, Brownish Black

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Maybelline Volum' Express The Rocket Waterproof Mascara, Brownish Black product label collected on October 13, 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 Maybelline Volum' Express The Rocket Waterproof Mascara, Brownish Black is 5.

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Data last updated: October 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is MODERATE

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)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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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

• Cancer (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS)

Fair

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

Limited

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

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
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)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA/BEESWAX/CIRE DABEILLE

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

None

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

None

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

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

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited

Limited

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

None

None

• Enhanced skin absorption

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

Limited
ULTRAMARINES
Appeared as: CI 77007/ULTRAMARINES

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

Limited
MANGANESE VIOLET
Appeared as: CI 77742/MANGANESE VIOLET

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

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

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:

G683999 INGREDIENTS: ISODODECANE, CERA ALBA/BEESWAX/CIRE DABEILLE, COPERNICIA CERIFERA CERA/CARNAUBA WAX/CIRE DE CARNAUBA, DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE, AQUA/WATER/EAU, ALLYL STEARATE/VA COPOLYMER, ALCOHOL DENAT., ORYZA SATIVA CERA/RICE BRAN WAX, PARAFFIN, POLYVINYL LAURATE, VP/EICOSENE COPOLYMER, PROPYLENE CARBONATE, TALC, ETHYLENEDIAMINE/STEARYL DIMER DILINOLEATE COPOLYMER, PEG-30 GLYCERYL STEARATE, PROPYLPARABEN, METHYLPARABEN, HYDROGENATED JOJOBA OIL. [+/- MAY CONTAIN: CI 77492, CI 77499/IRON OXIDES, CI 77891/TITANIUM DIOXIDE, MICA, CI 75470/CARMINE, CI 77007/ULTRAMARINES, CI 77288/CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENS, CI 77289/CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREEN, CI 77742/MANGANESE VIOLET, CI 77510/FERRIC FERROCYANIDE]

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