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Katherine Natural Cosmetics Lash-Loving Mascara

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Katherine Natural Cosmetics Lash-Loving Mascara product label collected on October 28, 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 Katherine Natural Cosmetics Lash-Loving Mascara is 4.

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 HIGH

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
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
PTFE (TEFLON)
Appeared as: POLYTETRAFLUOROETHYLENE

• Contamination concerns (PERFLUOROOCTANOIC ACID)

Fair

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

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 75130
Appeared as: BETA-CAROTENE

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

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE B LEAF EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: AVOCADO OIL

None

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SAFFLOWER SEED OIL

Limited
CERAMIDE NP
Appeared as: CERAMIDE 3

Robust

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA/ BEESWAX

None

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Limited
CERAMIDE NP
Appeared as: CERAMIDE 3

Fair
CHOLESTEROL
Appeared as: CHOLESTROL

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL UNSAPONIFIABLES
Appeared as: OLIVE OIL UNSAPONIFIABLES (OLEA EUROPAEA)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL

Limited

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTIRIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA: Companies That Do Test on Animals

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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:

Aloe B Leaf Extract, Avocado Oil, Silk Powder, Safflower Seed Oil, Ceramide 3, Water, Cera Alba/ Beeswax, Acrylates/ Octylacrylamide copolymer, Glycerin, Polytetrafluoroethylene, Butylene Glycol, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Ethylene Brassylate, Potassium Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Ceramide 3, Cholestrol, Olive (Olea Europaea) Oil Unsaponifiables, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Silk Powder, Panthenol, Carthamus Tinctirius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Polyaminopropyl Biguanide, Vegetable Oil, Beta-Carotene, Propylene Glycol, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Extract.

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