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Florence by Mills Built to Lash Mascara

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Florence by Mills Built to Lash Mascara product label collected on November 06, 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 Florence by Mills Built to Lash Mascara is 4.

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Data last updated: November 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

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
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

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)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and OXAZOLIDINE)

Fair

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: CI 77499 (IRON OXIDES)

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER; EAU)

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

None
HYDROGENATED OLIVE OIL
Appeared as: HYDROGENATED OLIVE OIL STEARYL ESTERS

Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED WAX
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED WAX

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER WAX
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER WAX

Limited
ROSA CENTIFOLIA (CABBAGE ROSE) FLOWER WAX
Appeared as: ROSA CENTIFOLIA FLOWER WAX

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

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:

Aqua (Water, Eau), Copernicia Cerifera Cera (Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, Cire de Carnauba), Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Wax, Hydrogenated Olive Oil Stearyl Esters, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax, Acacia Senegal Gum, Stearic Acid, Propanediol, Palmitic Acid, Myrica Cerifera (Bayberry) Fruit Wax, Caprylyl Glycol, Rosa Damascena Flower Wax, Rosa Centifolia Flower Wax, Ormenis Multicaulis Flower Wax, Myristic Acid, Oleic Acid, Lauric Acid, Galactoarabinan, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Hexylene Glycol, Polysorbate 60, Disodium Phosphate, Sodium Phosphate, Aminomethyl Propanol, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Nitrate, Glyoxal, CI 77499 (Iron Oxides)

Directions from packaging:

Comb through lashes one coat, two coats, or three.

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