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Fanci-Full Temporary Hair Color, Plush Brown (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: FAIR

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Fanci-Full Temporary Hair Color, Plush Brown (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 02, 2016 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 Fanci-Full Temporary Hair Color, Plush Brown (2016 formulation) is 5.

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Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
ACID ORANGE 24 (UNCERTIFIED D&C BROWN NO. 1)
Appeared as: ACID ORANGE 24

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (MERCURY, RESORCINOL, SODIUM SULFANILATE, ARSENIC, LEAD, and XYLIDINE)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, and C9 PHENOLS)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (high)

Robust

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

Fair

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Hexylene Glycol, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Stearalkonium Chloride, Octoxynol-1, Benzyl Alcohol, Tartaric Acid, Fragrance (Parfum), Benzyl Benzoate, Limonene, Direct Black 51 (CI 27720), Acid Violet 43 (CI 60730), Acid Orange 7 (CI 15510), Acid Yellow 3 (CI 47005), Direct Red 80 (CI 35780)

Directions from packaging:

Shampoo, condition, rinse and towel dry hair. Shake bottle well. Do not dilute contents. Squeeze into hand and work through hair with fingertips. Do not rinse out. Style.

Warnings from packaging:

This product contains ingredients which may cause skin irritation on certain individuals and a preliminary test according to accompanying directions should first be made. This product must not be used for dyeing eyelashes or eyebrows; to do so may cause blindness. Before every application, apply a few drops of this product to a small, clean, dry area on inner fold of elbow. Leave uncovered and undisturbed for 48 hours. If no abnormal condition results, then make application. Do not apply if scalp is erupted or diseased.

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