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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Herbatint Vegetal Semi-Permanent Herbal Hair Color Gel, Chestnut (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Herbatint Vegetal Semi-Permanent Herbal Hair Color Gel, Chestnut (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 Herbatint Vegetal Semi-Permanent Herbal Hair Color Gel, Chestnut (2012 formulation) is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RESORCINOLCancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ETHANOLAMINEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BASIC BROWN 17Cancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PEG-200Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PEG-50 TALLOW AMIDEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
BASIC BLUE 99Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TETRASODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
BASIC RED 76Cancer, Use restrictions
Data: None
BASIC BROWN 16Cancer, Use restrictions
Data: None
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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