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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
February 2009

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Beauty Without Cruelty Hair Gel, Spray Volume Plus (2009 formulation)

Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
BENZYL ALCOHOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
SODIUM PCAContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE (ALOE VERA)
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) None Identified
Data: Fair
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG)None Identified
Data: Fair
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY)None Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCINE SOJA PROTEIN
SOY PROTEIN
None Identified
Data: Fair
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER)None Identified
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
VP/ VA COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: Limited


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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