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Black Opal Beauty ColorSplurge Super Volumizing Mascara

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Black Opal Beauty ColorSplurge Super Volumizing Mascara product label collected on October 13, 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 Black Opal Beauty ColorSplurge Super Volumizing Mascara is 2.

Data last updated: October 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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • 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
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)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: CL 77499)

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

Limited
CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENS
Appeared as: CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENS (CL 77288)

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

Limited
CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREEN
Appeared as: CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREEN (CL 77289)

• Use restrictions (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Fair
POLYVINYLPOLYPYRROLIDONE
Appeared as: PVP

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and OXAZOLIDINE)

Limited

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

Limited

None

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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

Limited

Limited

Limited

Robust

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE

Limited

Fair

Fair

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

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CL 77891)

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

Limited
ULTRAMARINES
Appeared as: ULTRAMARINES (CL 77007)

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

Limited
MANGANESE VIOLET
Appeared as: MANGANESE VIOLET (CL 77742)

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

Fair
CI 75470
Appeared as: CARMINE . (CL 75470)

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.

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:

Water (Aqua), Paraffin, Stearic Acid, Glyceryl Stearate, PVP, Oryza Sativ,a (Rice) Bran Wax, Hydrogenated Soybean Oil, Butylene Glycol, Myristic Acid, Aminomethyl Propanediol, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Polybutene, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Trimethylpentanediol/Adipic Acid/Glycerin Crosspolymer, Simethicone, Microcrystalline Wax (Cera Microcristallina), Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax (Copernicia Cerifera Cera), Acacia Senegal Gum, Caesalpinia Spinosa Gum, VP/Eicosene Copolymer, VP/Hexadecene Copolymer, Cellulose, Panthenol, Tocopherol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Sodium Hyaluronate, Potassium Sorbate, Hexylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Disodium EDT A. May Contain(+/-): Mica, Cl 77499), Titanium Dioxide (Cl 77891 ), Iron Oxides (Cl 77491, Cl 77492, Ultramarines (Cl 77007), Manganese Violet (Cl 77742), Chromium Oxide Greens (Cl 77288), Chromium Hydroxide Green (Cl 77289), Carmine (Cl 75470).

Directions from packaging:

Beginning at the base of the lashes, sweep upward and outward with even strokes to define and separate lashes. For best results, allow to dry before applying second coat.

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