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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Rusk Wired Flexible Styling Creme

EWG scientists reviewed Rusk Wired Flexible Styling Creme 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 Rusk Wired Flexible Styling Creme is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
DIETHYLHEXYL MALEATEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SD ALCOHOL 40Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (BRUCINE, T-BUTYL ALCOHOL, BRUCINE SULFATE, QUASSIN), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
EMULSIFYING WAXMiscellaneous
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE PEG-8 MEADOWFOAMATEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
PEG-60 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OILContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SULISOBENZONE
BENZOPHENONE 4
Enhanced skin absorption, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ACRYLAMIDOPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE/ ACRYLAMIDE COPOLYMERUse restrictions
Data: None
HYDROLYZED RICE PROTEINContamination concerns (PESTICIDES)
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEINAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
PHENYL TRIMETHICONEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE/DICAPRATEEnhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
POLYQUATERNIUM-37Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: None
PPG-1 TRIDECETH-6None Identified
Data: None
TRIGONELLA FOENUM-GRAECUM SEED EXTRACT
TRIGONELLA FOENUM GRAECUM (FENUGREEK) SEED EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
HEDERA HELIX (IVY) EXTRACT
HEDERA HELIX EXTRACT (IVY)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ARCTIUM LAPPA (BURDOCK) ROOT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
PANTHENYL HYDROXYPROPYL STEARDIMONIUM CHLORIDENone Identified
Data: None
POLYQUATERNIUM-11None Identified
Data: None
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer