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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Abba Curl Prep Spray

EWG scientists reviewed Abba Curl Prep 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 Abba Curl Prep Spray is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PEG-40 CASTOR OILAllergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS OILAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LAURETH-23Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SULISOBENZONE
BENZOPHENONE-4
Enhanced skin absorption, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PPG-5-CETETH-10 PHOSPHATEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) OIL
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
OLEAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PVPOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ISOSTEARYL ETHYLIMIDAZOLINIUM ETHOSULFATENone Identified
Data: None
HYDROLYZED QUINOANone Identified
Data: None
HYDROLYZED BARLEY PROTEINNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN
None Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
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