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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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DevaCurl Spray Gel (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed DevaCurl Spray Gel (old 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 DevaCurl Spray Gel (old formulation) is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Cancer, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
PEG-10 SUNFLOWER GLYCERIDESOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
POLYSORBATE-20Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
AMINOMETHYL PROPANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE)
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
MELISSA OFFICINALIS (LEMON BALM) EXTRACT
MELISSA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEINAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED CORN PROTEINMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN
None Identified
Data: Limited
HUMULUS LUPULUS (HOPS) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) EXTRACT
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
VP/ VA COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW)
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM EXTRACT
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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