EWG scientists reviewed Fx Special Effects Curl Booster/Scrunching & Curling 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 Fx Special Effects Curl Booster/Scrunching & Curling Spray is 8.
|FRAGRANCE||Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|PROPYLPARABEN||Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions|
|DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)||Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions|
|SD ALCOHOL 40||Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (BRUCINE, T-BUTYL ALCOHOL, BRUCINE SULFATE, QUASSIN), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|METHYLPARABEN||Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions|
|FD&C YELLOW 5||Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions|
|DIMETHICONE||Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|AMINOMETHYL PROPANOL||Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions|
|Enhanced skin absorption, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|FD&C RED 40||Use restrictions|
|PVM/ MA COPOLYMER||None Identified|
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