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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
November 2014

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Nioxin Scalp Treatment for Fine Hair

EWG scientists reviewed Nioxin Scalp Treatment for Fine Hair 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 Nioxin Scalp Treatment for Fine Hair is 7.
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
PROPYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TRIETHANOLAMINEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Fair
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-80Organ 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
PEG-23MOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
SACCHAROMYCES/ ZINC FERMENTUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SACCHAROMYCES/ IRON FERMENTPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: None
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
HYDROLYZED KERATINUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Good
CYSTINE BIS-PG-PROPYL SILANETRIOL
CYSTINE BIS-PG-PROPYL SILANTRIOL
None Identified
Data: None
FOENICULUM VULGARE (FENNEL) FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
SACCHAROMYCES/ MAGNESIUM FERMENTNone Identified
Data: None
METHYL NICOTINATEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
MENTHOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
MENTHA ARVENSIS (WILD MINT) OIL
MENTHA ARVENSIS LEAF OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
SACCHAROMYCES/ SILICON FERMENTNone Identified
Data: None
SACCHAROMYCES/ COPPER FERMENTPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
ACETAMIDE MEAUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (ACETAMIDE MEA)
Data: Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
MENTHA PIPERITA OIL (PEPPERMINT)
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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