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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
February 2013

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Beauty Without Cruelty Natural Hold Hair Spray

EWG scientists reviewed Beauty Without Cruelty Natural Hold Hair Spray 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 Beauty Without Cruelty Natural Hold Hair Spray is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
SD ALCOHOL 40
SD 40 ALCOHOL
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)
Data: None
PADIMATE O
OCTYLDIMETHYL PABA
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
TOCOPHEROL ACETATE
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
BUTYL ESTER OF PVM/ MA COPOLYMER
BUTYL ESTER OF PVP/VA COPOLYMER
Use restrictions
Data: None
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
AMINOMETHYL PROPANOLEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACTUse restrictions
Data: Fair
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
SODIUM PCAContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER)EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Fair
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
PANAX QUINQUEFOLIUM (GINSENG) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
HYDROLYSED SOY PROTEIN
None Identified
Data: Limited
CYSTEINENone Identified
Data: Fair
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