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Neutrogena Hydro Boost Plumping Mascara

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Neutrogena Hydro Boost Plumping Mascara product label collected on February 02, 2021 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 Neutrogena Hydro Boost Plumping Mascara is 3.

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Data last updated: February 2021

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
  • Endocrine disruption
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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

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and OXAZOLIDINE)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

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

Robust

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

None

None

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER, BEESWAX, COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX, GLYCERIN, STEARIC ACID, TRIBEHENIN, VP/VA COPOLYMER, ACRYLATES/ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE COPOLYMER, TRIMETHYLPENTANEDIOL/ADIPIC ACID/GLYCERIN CROSSPOLYMER, ALCOHOL DENAT., GLYCERYL DISTEARATE, C18-36 ACID TRIGLYCERIDE, SILICA, GLYCERYL STEARATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, LECITHIN, AMINOMETHYL PROPANOL, CHLORPHENESIN, XANTHAN GUM, MYRISTIC ACID, ISOSTEARIC ACID, SODIUM HYALURONATE, TRISODIUM EDTA, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL, HYDROLYZED KERATIN, IRON OXIDES

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