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Covergirl Exhibitionist Primer Mascara, 775 Off White

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Covergirl Exhibitionist Primer Mascara, 775 Off White product label collected on May 11, 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 Covergirl Exhibitionist Primer Mascara, 775 Off White is 7.

Data last updated: May 2021

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is HIGH

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • 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
Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Good

• Cancer (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS)

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• 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)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Robust

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Good

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

None

Fair

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

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

Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
Appeared as: CERA MICROCRISTALLINA/MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX/CIRE MICROCRYSTALLINE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Robust

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Fair

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

Fair

Limited

Limited
PASSIFLORA EDULIS (PASSION FRUIT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PASSIFLORA EDULIS SEED OIL

Fair

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

Fair

None

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

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

None

Limited

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

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

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

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:

AQUA/WATER/EAU, ACRYLATES COPOLYMER, GLYCERYL STEARATE, DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE, TALC, STEARIC ACID, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, TRIETHANOLAMINE, PARAFFIN, CERA ALBA/BEESWAX/CIRE D'ABEILLE, PROPYLENE CARBONATE, POLYVINYL ALCOHOL, SYNTHETIC WAX, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, OLEIC ACID, ALCOHOL DENAT., PHENOXYETHANOL, CERA MICROCRISTALLINA/MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX/CIRE MICROCRYSTALLINE, BENZYL ALCOHOL, POLYETHYLENE, ASCORBYL PALMITATE, TOCOPHEROL, PANTHENOL, GLYCERIN, SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, CELLULOSE, TRISODIUM EDTA, XANTHAN GUM, POTASSIUM SORBATE, METHYLPARABEN, DIMETHICONE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, PROPYLPARABEN, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE, TETRASODIUM EDTA, ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL, BIOTIN, RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL, PASSIFLORA EDULIS SEED OIL, GLYCERYL OLEATE, BENZOIC ACID, METHYLCELLULOSE, SILICA DIMETHICONE SILYLATE, SORBIC ACID, CITRIC ACID, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES FRUIT JUICE, TRIDECETH-9, SULFURIC ACID, BISABOLOL, [MAY CONTAIN +/-: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)].

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