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Maybelline New York Expert Wear Eye & Brow Wood Pencil, Medium Brown 103

Data Availability: FAIR

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Maybelline New York Expert Wear Eye & Brow Wood Pencil, Medium Brown 103 product label collected on April 24, 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 Maybelline New York Expert Wear Eye & Brow Wood Pencil, Medium Brown 103 is 4.

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Data last updated: April 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None

• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ANILINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Good

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

Good
CI 77000
Appeared as: CI 77000/ALUMINUM POWDER

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

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

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (high)

Limited

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

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

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 77499/ IRON OXIDES

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

Limited
RHUS SUCCEDANEA (JAPANESE) FRUIT WAX
Appeared as: RHUS SUCCEDANEA FRUIT CERA/RHUS SUCCEDANEA FRUIT WAX

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

Fair
GOSSYPIUM HERBACEUM (COTTON) SEED OIL
Appeared as: GOSSYPIUM HERBACEUM OIL/COTTON SEED OIL

• Use restrictions (low)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Fair

Good
CI 77400
Appeared as: CI 77400/BRONZE POWDER

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: CI 77891/ TITANIUM DIOXIDE

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

RHUS SUCCEDANEA FRUIT CERA/RHUS SUCCEDANEA FRUIT WAX, HYDROGENATED PALM KERNEL OIL, LANOLIN, OZOKERITE, GOSSYPIUM HERBACEUM OIL/COTTON SEED OIL, SILICA, TALC, HYDROGENATED SOYBEAN OIL, POLYSORBATE 60, ZINC, LECITHIN, STEARIC ACID. [+/- MAY CONTAIN/PEUT CONTENIR: CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499/ IRON OXIDES, CI 77400/BRONZE POWDER, CI 77000/ALUMINUM POWDER, CI 77891/ TITANIUM DIOXIDE, CI 42090/BLUE 1 LAKE]

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