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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
September 2013

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It Brushable Hairspray, Flexible Hold (2013 formulation)

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EWG scientists reviewed It Brushable Hairspray, Flexible Hold (2013 formulation) 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 It Brushable Hairspray, Flexible Hold (2013 formulation) 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
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: Fair
SD ALCOHOL 40Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer, Contamination concerns (BRUCINE, T-BUTYL ALCOHOL, BRUCINE SULFATE, QUASSIN)
Data: Limited
PEG-12 DIMETHICONEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
DIMETHYL ETHERPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
AMP ISOSTEAROYL HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEINUse restrictions
Data: None
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
VINYL CAPROLACTAM/ PVP/ DIMETHYLAMINOETHYL METHACRYLATE COPOLYMER
VINYL CAPROLACTAM/VP/DIMETHYLAMINOETHYL METHACRYLATE COPOLYMER
None Identified
Data: Limited
VP/VINYL CAPROLACTAM/DMAPA ACRYLATES COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROFLUOROCARBON 152AOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PHENYLETHYL BENZOATE
PHENETHYL BENZOATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: None
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
ISODECYL NEOPENTANOATEUse restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: None


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