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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Sally Hershberger Conditioner, Wavy Hair (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Sally Hershberger Conditioner, Wavy Hair (2012 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 Sally Hershberger Conditioner, Wavy Hair (2012 formulation) is 8.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A ACETATE)Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
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: Fair
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology, Cancer
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
CYCLOPENTASILOXANEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Cancer, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
SULISOBENZONE
BENZOPHENONE 4
Enhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Good
BEHENAMIDOPROPYL ETHYLDIMONIUM ETHOSULFATENone Identified
Data: None
HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM HONEYNone Identified
Data: None
CINNAMIDOPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDENone Identified
Data: None
CHLORELLA VULGARIS (DERMOCHLORELLA ALGAE) EXTRACT
CHLORELLA VULGARIS EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SEA WATERNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROLYZED VEGETABLE PROTEIN PG-PROPYL SILANETRIOLNone Identified
Data: None
PHOSPHOLIPIDSNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROLYZED ADANSONIA DIGITATA EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED RICE PROTEINContamination concerns (PESTICIDES)
Data: Limited
STEARAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINEEcotoxicology
Data: None
HYDROLYZED ALGINNone Identified
Data: Fair
ORYZANOLEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ESTERSData gaps
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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