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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Kenra Platinum Texturizing Taffy

EWG scientists reviewed Kenra Platinum Texturizing Taffy 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 Kenra Platinum Texturizing Taffy is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PROPYLPARABENDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
EXT D&C VIOLET 2
EXTERNAL D&C VIOLET #2
Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)
DIAZOLIDNYL UREA
Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TRIETHANOLAMINEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PEG-150 PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRASTEARATEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
PEG-6 CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC GLYCERIDEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
PEG-45MContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
OLETH-5Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions
Data: None
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SULISOBENZONE
BENZOPHENONE 4
Enhanced skin absorption, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
OLETH-3Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
OLETH-10 PHOSPHATEEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
OLETH-3 PHOSPHATEEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
OLETH-20Data gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PHENYL TRIMETHICONEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
PVPOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
OZOKERITENone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL PALMITATENone Identified
Data: Fair
VP/ VA COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
CARNUBA WAX
None Identified
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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