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CoverGirl Lash Blast Active Mascara, 805 Black Noir

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the CoverGirl Lash Blast Active Mascara, 805 Black Noir product label collected on November 17, 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 CoverGirl Lash Blast Active Mascara, 805 Black Noir is 3.

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

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)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA/BEESWAX/CIRE D'ABEILLE

Limited

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

None

Fair

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

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

None

• Use restrictions (low)

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

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

Limited

Limited
HYDROLYZED COLLAGEN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED COLLAGEN (DERIVED FROM FISH)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

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

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:

AQUA/WATER/EAU, CERA ALBA/BEESWAX/CIRE D'ABEILLE, AMMONIUM ACRYLATES COPOLYMER, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, VP/EICOSENE COPOLYMER, COPERNICIA CERIFERA CERA/COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX/CIRE DE CARNAUBA, CETYL ALCOHOL, POLYSORBATE 20, ETHYLENE/ACRYLIC ACID COPOLYMER, ALCOHOL DENAT., POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE, HYDROGENATED PALM GLYCERIDES, STYRENE/ACRYLATES COPOLYMER, STEARIC ACID, PHENOXYETHANOL, DISODIUM DECETH-6 SULFOSUCCINATE, PANTHENOL, AMINOMETHYL PROPANEDIOL, HECTORITE, LAURETH-30, C11-15 PARETH-40, C11-15 PARETH-7, HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL, DISODIUM EDTA, SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, SODIUM LAURETH-12 SULFATE, HYDROLYZED COLLAGEN (DERIVED FROM FISH), PANTOLACTONE, HYDROLYZED KERATIN, SODIUM SULFATE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, SODIUM BENZOATE [MAY CONTAIN/+/-: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499)

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