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Milani The Waterproof One Mascara

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Milani The Waterproof One Mascara product label collected on March 12, 2020 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 Milani The Waterproof One Mascara is 3.

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Data last updated: March 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
PTFE (TEFLON)
Appeared as: PTFE

• Contamination concerns (PERFLUOROOCTANOIC ACID)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491; CI 77492; CI 77499)

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

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

None

None

Limited

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Robust

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
Appeared as: MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX /CERA MICROCRISTALLINA/CIRE MICROCRISTALLINE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) OIL

Limited

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

None

Limited

Limited

Fair

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

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

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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:

ISODODECANE, WATER/AQUA/EAU, TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE/DIMETHICONOL CROSSPOLYMER, SORBITAN OLIVATE, DIMETHICONE, PTFE, SORBITAN TRISTEARATE, KAOUN, QUATERNIUM-90 BENTONITE, SILICA, DIISOPROPYL ADIPATE, COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX / COPERNICIA CERIFERA CERA/CIRE DE CARNAUBA, PROPYLENE CARBONATE, TRIHYDROXYSTEARIN, POLYISOBUTENE, CELLULOSE, NYLON-66, NYLON-6, MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX /CERA MICROCRISTALLINA/CIRE MICROCRISTALLINE, HECTORITE, PANTHENOL, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) OIL, JOJOBA ESTERS, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER), SEED WAX, ACACIA DECURRENS FLOWER WAX, POLYGLYCERIN-3, PHENOXYETHANOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499)

Directions from packaging:

To safeguard the purity of this product, reserve this product for your personal use. 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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