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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Clairol Balsam Lasting Color Light Brown (2013 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Clairol Balsam Lasting Color Light Brown (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 Clairol Balsam Lasting Color Light Brown (2013 formulation) 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
RESORCINOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
1-NAPHTHOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Fair
P-PHENYLENEDIAMINEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Fair
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONE
METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINE
Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology, Cancer
Data: Limited
P-AMINOPHENOLOccupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Fair
4-AMINO-2-HYDROXYTOLUENEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
BENZYL ALCOHOLUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
HYDROGEN PEROXIDEOccupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
M-AMINOPHENOLOccupational hazards, Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Limited
COCAMIDE MEAUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: None
CYCLOPENTASILOXANEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Cancer, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
STEARETH-21Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
LAURETH-23Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
CETEARETH-20Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: None
AMMONIUM HYDROXIDEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
SODIUM METASILICATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Fair
OLETH-10Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDESPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
MICAPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ETIDRONIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM SULFITEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
LINOLEAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE DIMER DILINOLEATENone Identified
Data: None
PANTHENYL ETHYL ETHERNone Identified
Data: None
DILINOLEIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
ALGAE EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
CARAMELNone Identified
Data: Limited
STYRENE/ PVP COPOLYMER
STYRENE/VP COPOLYMER
None Identified
Data: None
STEARAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINEEcotoxicology
Data: None
GLUTAMIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
ERYTHORBIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE/DICAPRATEEnhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Limited
POLYQUATERNIUM-22Use restrictions
Data: None
PPG-1 TRIDECETH-6Use restrictions
Data: None
C12-15 PARETH-3Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SODIUM SULFATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POLYQUATERNIUM-37Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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