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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
August 2013

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Sexy Hair Concepts Big Sexy Hair Color Safe Volumizing Conditioner (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Sexy Hair Concepts Big Sexy Hair Color Safe Volumizing Conditioner (old formulation) 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 Sexy Hair Concepts Big Sexy Hair Color Safe Volumizing Conditioner (old formulation) is 7.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
FRAGRANCEMiscellaneous, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
CITRALUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
BENZYL BENZOATEUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption
Data: Fair
STEARAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINEUse restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
STEARETH-2Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CYCLOPENTASILOXANEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer, Neurotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
CETEARETH-20Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
DICETYLDIMONIUM CHLORIDEAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
CYCLOHEXASILOXANEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BABASSUAMIDOPROPALKONIUM CHLORIDENone Identified
Data: None
ETHYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE METHACRYLATE/HYDROXYETHYLACRYLAMIDE COPOLYMER
ETHYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE METHACRYLATE/HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN COPOLYMER
None Identified
Data: None
POLYQUATERNIUM-4/HYDROXYPROPYL STARCH COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROLYZED QUINOA PROTEINNone Identified
Data: None
SPIRULINA MAXIMA (ALGAE) EXTRACT
SPIRULINA MAXIMA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
GAMMA METHYL IONONE
G METHYL IONONE
None Identified
Data: None
PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRAISOSTEARATENone Identified
Data: None
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY) EXTRACTOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
VITAMIN B3None Identified
Data: Fair
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) EXTRACT
CYMBOPOGON FLEXUOSUS (LEMONGRASS) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
METHYL GLUCETH-10None Identified
Data: None
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERINIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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