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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
September 2013

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Bosley BosDefense Thickening Treatment for Color-Treated Hair

EWG scientists reviewed Bosley BosDefense Thickening Treatment for Color-Treated Hair 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 Bosley BosDefense Thickening Treatment for Color-Treated Hair is 5.
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
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE
METHYLISOTHIAZONLINONE
Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LINALOOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
HEXYL CINNAMALAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-20Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
LAURETH-9Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
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
CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM BENZOATEData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PPG-5-CETETH-20Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PPG-26-BUTETH-26Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (BUTYL ALCOHOL), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
METHYL NICOTINATE
METHYL NICONTINATE
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
C11-15 PARETH-7Use restrictions
Data: None
TRIDECETH-12Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE POWDER
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE POWDER
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
XYLITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
LACTITOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
MYRISTOYL PENTAPEPTIDE-17None Identified
Data: None
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) LEAF EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
BIOTINOYL TRIPEPTIDE-1None Identified
Data: None
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
Malus Domestica Fruit Cell CultureNone Identified
Data: None
RICE AMINO ACIDSNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROLYZED VEGETABLE PROTEIN PG-PROPYL SILANETRIOLNone Identified
Data: None
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
BENZYL NICOTINATENone Identified
Data: Limited
OLEANOLIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
POLYAMIDE-2None Identified
Data: Limited
AMODIMETHICONEData gaps
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
ALGAE EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
APIGENINNone Identified
Data: Fair
POLYQUATERNIUM-11None Identified
Data: None
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