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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2016

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Rusk Jel Fx Firming Hold Styling Gel

EWG scientists reviewed Rusk Jel Fx Firming Hold Styling Gel 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 Jel Fx Firming Hold Styling Gel is 7.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PROPYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Allergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
TRIETHANOLAMINEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Fair
SD ALCOHOL 40BEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer
Data: None
METHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE PEG-8 MEADOWFOAMATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
SULISOBENZONE
BENZOPHENONE 4
Enhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
OLETH-10Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
TETRASODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
HYDROLYZED GLYCOSAMINOGLYCANSNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM HYDROLYZED COLLAGENNone Identified
Data: Fair
METHYL GLUCETH-20None Identified
Data: None
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
PPG-20 METHYL GLUCOSE ETHERNone Identified
Data: None
HYALURONIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
VP/ VA COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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