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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2009

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Ouidad Botanical Boost Moisture Infusing & Refreshing Spray (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Ouidad Botanical Boost Moisture Infusing & Refreshing Spray (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 Ouidad Botanical Boost Moisture Infusing & Refreshing Spray (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
DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POLYSORBATE-20Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SULISOBENZONE
BENZOPHENONE-4
Enhanced skin absorption, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
HYDROLYZED RICE PROTEINContamination concerns (PESTICIDES)
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEINAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED CORN PROTEINMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED WHEAT STARCHNone Identified
Data: None
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
PANAX GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Fair
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) EXTRACT
ROSA CANINA LEAF EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SPIRULINA MAXIMA (ALGAE) EXTRACT
SPIRULINA MAXIMA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
METHYL GLUCETH-10None Identified
Data: None
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
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