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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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EWG scientists reviewed Paul Mitchell Dry Wax 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 Paul Mitchell Dry Wax is 5.
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
ISOPROPYLPARABENData gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ISOBUTYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BUTYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
MINERAL OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PHENYL TRIMETHICONEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) FLOWER EXTRACT
ALOE BARBADENSIS FLOWER EXTRACT
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYSILICONE-11None Identified
Data: None
DIISOSTEAROYL TRIMETHYLOLPROPANE SILOXY SILICATENone Identified
Data: None
BUTYLENE/ ETHYLENE/ STYRENE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
ETHYLENE/ PROPYLENE/ STYRENE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
ALGAE EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER EXTRACT
Enhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited


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