EWG scientists reviewed Mill Creek Botanicals Hair Spray, Extra Hold 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 Mill Creek Botanicals Hair Spray, Extra Hold is 4.
|SD ALCOHOL 40||Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (BRUCINE, T-BUTYL ALCOHOL, BRUCINE SULFATE, QUASSIN), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|BUTYL ESTER OF PVM/ MA COPOLYMER||Use restrictions|
|DIMETHICONE||Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|AMINOMETHYL PROPANOL||Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions|
|PANTHENOL||Multiple, additive exposure sources|
|SODIUM PCA||Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions|
|HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) EXTRACT||None Identified|
|SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL|
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