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Thicker Fuller Hair Weightless Volumizing Hair Spray (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Thicker Fuller Hair Weightless Volumizing Hair Spray (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 2013 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 Thicker Fuller Hair Weightless Volumizing Hair Spray (old formulation) is 6.

Data last updated: July 2013

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM (FRAGRANCE)

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and OXAZOLIDINE)

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

Limited

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU (WATER)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) EXTRACT

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT (ROSEMARY)

Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (TASMANIAN BLUE GUM) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) EXTRACT (CLARY)

Fair
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL (SESAME)

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (ROMAN CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) EXTRACT
Appeared as: THYME (THYMUS VULGARIS) EXTRACT (THYME)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
KRAMERIA TRIANDRA (RHATANY) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: KRAMERIA TRIANDRA ROOT EXTRACT

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

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:

Alcohol Denatured, Hydrofluorocarbon 152a, Octylacrylamide/Acrylates/Butylaminoethyl/Methacrylate Copolymer, Amino Methyl Propanol, Phenyltrimethicone, Caffeine, Panthenol, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Starch, Cyclopentasiloxane, PEG/PPG 17/18 Dimethicone, Aqua/Water/Eau (Water), Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract (Rosemary), Eucalyptus Globulus (Eucalyptus) Leaf Extract, Salvia Sclarea (Clary Sage) Extract (Clary), Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil (Sesame), Anthemis Nobilis (Roman Chamomile) Flower Extract, Thyme (Thymus Vulgaris) Extract (Thyme), Krameria Triandra Root Extract, Menthol, Parfum (Fragrance)

Directions from packaging:

Lightly mist styled hair for lasting flexible control. For added volume, start with Thicker Fuller Hair Instantly Thick Thickening Serum then lock-in your full, thick style with Volumizing Hairspray.

Warnings from packaging:

Flammable. Contents under pressure. Protect from sunlight and do not expose to temperatures exceeding 48°C or 120°F. Do not pierce or burn, even after use. Do not spray on a naked flame or any incandescent material. Keep away from sources of ignition - No Smoking. Use only in ventilated area. Keep out of reach of children. Use only as directed. Avoid direct inhalation. Do not spray into eyes. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the contents can be harmful or fatal.

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