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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
September 2013

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Abba Firm Finish Non-Aerosol Hairspray

EWG scientists reviewed Abba Firm Finish Non-Aerosol Hairspray 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 Firm Finish Non-Aerosol Hairspray is 8.
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
OXYBENZONE
BENZOPHENONE-3
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
LILIAL
BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SD ALCOHOL 1
ALCOHOL DENAT.
Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACTMultiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PEG/ PPG-18/ 18 DIMETHICONEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
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
AMINOMETHYL PROPANOLEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
HYDROXYISOHEXYL 3-CYCLOHEXENE CARBOXALDEHYDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ACETYL TRIBUTYL CITRATEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
QUATERNIUM-22Contamination concerns (3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, ETHYLENE CHLOROHYDRIN)
Data: Limited
OCTYLACRYLAMIDE/ ACRYLATES/ BUTYLAMINOETHYL/ METHACRYLATE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROLYZED QUINOANone Identified
Data: None
HYDROLYZED BARLEY PROTEINNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN
None Identified
Data: Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OILNone 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