EWG scientists reviewed Alberto VO5 Crystal Clear Hairspray, Super 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 Alberto VO5 Crystal Clear Hairspray, Super is 6.
|FRAGRANCE||Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|SD ALCOHOL 1|
|Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|Data gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions|
|AMINOMETHYL PROPANOL||Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions|
|HYDROFLUOROCARBON 152A||Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|OCTYLACRYLAMIDE/ ACRYLATES/ BUTYLAMINOETHYL/ METHACRYLATE COPOLYMER||None Identified|
|VA CROTONATES/ VINYL NEODECANOATE COPOLYMER||None Identified|
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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
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