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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
March 2009

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Nexxus Root Extend Volumizing Root Lifter (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Nexxus Root Extend Volumizing Root Lifter (2009 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 Nexxus Root Extend Volumizing Root Lifter (2009 formulation) 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
SD ALCOHOL 1
ALCOHOL DENAT.
Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
PEG-12 DIMETHICONEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
POLYSORBATE-60Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ETHYL ESTER OF PVM/ MA COPOLYMERUse restrictions
Data: None
AMINOMETHYL PROPANOLEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
MYRISTIC ACIDData gaps, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PALMITIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
ALPHA GLUCAN OLIGOSACCHARIDENone Identified
Data: None
BUTYL METHOXYBENZOYLMETHANENone Identified
Data: None
CERAMIDE 3None Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) STEROLSNone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-3 DISTEARATENone Identified
Data: None
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE
TETRAHEXYDECYL ASCORBATE
None Identified
Data: None
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) FLOUR LIPIDSNone Identified
Data: Limited
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)None Identified
Data: Fair
DIISOPROPYL ADIPATENone Identified
Data: Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIETHYL CITRATENone Identified
Data: Fair
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