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Wet N Wild Mega Length Mascara, C158 Very Black

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Wet N Wild Mega Length Mascara, C158 Very Black product label collected on July 03, 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 Wet N Wild Mega Length Mascara, C158 Very Black is 3.

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Data last updated: July 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

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)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES/CI 77491

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

Robust

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: BEESWAX/CIRE D'ABEILLE

Fair
POLYVINYLPOLYPYRROLIDONE
Appeared as: PVP

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Appeared as: CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
ALCOHOL ETHOXYLATES (C11-15) SECONDARY
Appeared as: C11-15 PARETH-7

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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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, PVP, CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, STYRENE/ACRYLATES/AMMONIUM METHACRYLATE COPOLYMER, GLYCERYL STEARATE SE, COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX, CYCLOHEXASILOXANE, PROPYLENE GLYCOL STEARATE SE, TRIETHANOLAMINE, SILICA, PALMITIC ACID, OLEIC ACID, STEARIC ACID, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, PANTHENOL, HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE, PHENOXYETHANOL, CELLULOSE GUM, MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, GLYCERIN, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID, DISODIUM EDTA, TOCOPHEROL, SODIUM LAURETH-12 SULFATE, C11-15 PARETH-7, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, POTASSIUM SORBATE, TETRASODIUM EDTA, IRON OXIDES/CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499.

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