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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
November 2014

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Nexxus Mousse Plus Volumizing Foam, Superior Hold

EWG scientists reviewed Nexxus Mousse Plus Volumizing Foam, Superior Hold 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 Nexxus Mousse Plus Volumizing Foam, Superior Hold is 9.
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
ISOBUTANEMultiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (BUTADIENE)
Data: Fair
LILIAL
BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL
Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption
Data: Fair
LYRAL
HYDROXYISOHEXYL 3-CYCLOHEXENE CARBOXALDEHYDE
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BENZYL SALICYLATEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
HYDROXYCITRONELLALAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
EUGENOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
OCTINOXATE
ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
BENZYL BENZOATEUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption
Data: Fair
LIMONENEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
LINALOOLUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
HEXYL CINNAMALUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
BENZYL CINNAMATEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
PROPANEMultiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
PPG-12-PEG-50 LANOLINOrgan 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
POLYSORBATE-60Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
CYCLOPENTASILOXANEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Cancer, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
POLYQUATERNIUM-7Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOATEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CYCLOHEXASILOXANEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
OLEALKONIUM CHLORIDEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: None
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
AVOBENZONE
BUTYL METHOXYDIBENZOYLMETHANE
Use restrictions, Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE)
Data: Limited
GELATIN/KERATIN AMINO ACIDS/LYSINE HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDENone Identified
Data: None
POLYGLYCERYL-3 DISTEARATENone Identified
Data: None
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) FLOUR LIPIDSNone Identified
Data: Limited
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATENone Identified
Data: None
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) STEROLSNone Identified
Data: Limited
ALPHA GLUCAN OLIGOSACCHARIDENone Identified
Data: None
CERAMIDE 3None Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROFLUOROCARBON 152AOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
POLYQUATERNIUM-4None Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROLYZED ELASTINNone Identified
Data: Limited
VP/ VA COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYQUATERNIUM-11None Identified
Data: None
PPG-9 DIETHYLMONIUM CHLORIDENone Identified
Data: None
GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
PVPOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
PALMITIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
MYRISTIC ACIDEcotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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