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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
November 2014

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Paul Mitchell Curls Twirl Around Crunch-Free Curl Definer

EWG scientists reviewed Paul Mitchell Curls Twirl Around Crunch-Free Curl Definer 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 Paul Mitchell Curls Twirl Around Crunch-Free Curl Definer is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PEG-12 DIMETHICONEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-60Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PEG-40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OILContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
AMINOMETHYL PROPANOLEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
FRAGARIA ANANASSA (STRAWBERRY) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
RIBES NIGRUM (BLACK CURRANT) BUD WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
SCLEROTIUM GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
QUATERNIUM-80None Identified
Data: None
ORBIGNYA OLEIFERANone Identified
Data: None
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN
None Identified
Data: Limited
SAMBUCUS NIGRA OIL
SAMBUCUS NIGRA (ELDERBERRY) SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: None
POLYQUATERNIUM-4None Identified
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PHENYL TRIMETHICONEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
STEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERINIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
ISOHEXADECANEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM PCAContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
VP/ DIMETHYLAMINOETHYLMETHACRYLATE COPOLYMERUse restrictions
Data: None
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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