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Nick Chavez Beverly Hills SoftFlocker (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Nick Chavez Beverly Hills SoftFlocker (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 Nick Chavez Beverly Hills SoftFlocker (old formulation) is 8.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

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
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • 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
RETINYL ACETATE (VITMIN A ACETATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT (LEMON)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT (LEMON)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

None

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

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

None

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

Limited

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
AMP-ACRYLATES/ ALLYL METHACRYLATE COPOLYMER
Appeared as: AMP ACRYLATES/ALLY METHACRYLATE COPOLYMER

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust

Fair
POLYVINYLPOLYPYRROLIDONE
Appeared as: PVP

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: BEESWAX (APIS MELLIFERA)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL (GRAPE)

Limited
ALGAE/ SEAWEED/ KELP EXTRACT (SPECIES UNSPECIFIED)
Appeared as: ALGAE (SEAWEED) EXTRACT

Fair
ALLANTOIN
Appeared as: ALLANTOIN (COMFREY ROOT)

Limited

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C)

Limited
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS/RED TEA) LEAF EXTRACT

None
HYDROXYLAURYL/ HYDROXYMYRISTYL BETAINE
Appeared as: BETAINE (SUGAR BEET)

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) (SHEA BUTTER)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ALCOHOL ETHOXYLATES (C11-15) SECONDARY
Appeared as: C11 15 PARETH 7

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED EXTRACT (SUNFLOWER)

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL (SUNFLOWER)

None

Fair

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

Limited
HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS (GOLDENSEAL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS EXTRACT (GOLDEN SEAL)

Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

None
LYCIUM CHINENSE FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LYCIUM CHINENSE (GOJI) FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair

Limited
MALVA SYLVESTRIS (MALLOW) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: MALVA SYLVESTRIS (MALLOW) FLOWER EXTRACT (MALLOW)

Fair

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE)
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM EXTRACT

Limited
PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PYRUS MALUS FRUIT EXTRACT (APPLE)

Limited
SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE) EXTRACT (SUGAR CANE)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL (JOJOBA)

Fair
HYALURONIC ACID
Appeared as: SODIUM HYALURONATE (HYALURONIC ACID)

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

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), PVP, Dicaprylyl Maleate, VP/VA Copolymer, Isopropyl Palmitate, Propylene Glycol, Beeswax (Apis Mellifera), Ozokerite, Acetylated Lanolin, Lanolin Alcohol, Phenyltrimethicone, Steareth 2, Isosteareth 20, Fragrance (Parfum), Cetearyl Alcohol, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil (Grape), Algae (Seaweed) Extract, Allantoin (Comfrey Root), AMP Acrylates/Ally Methacrylate Copolymer, Arctium Lappa (Burdock) Root Extract, Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C), Aspalathus Linearis (Rooibos/Red Tea) Leaf Extract, Betaine (Sugar Beet), Butylene Glycol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) (Shea Butter), C11 15 Pareth 7, C12 16 Pareth 9, C13 14 Isoparaffin, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Cinnamidopropyl Trimonium Chloride, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Extract (Lemon), Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Extract (Lemon), Disodium EDTA, Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail) Extract, Euterpe Oleracea (Acai Fruit) Extract, Glyceryl Stearate, Glycerin, Helianthus Annuus Seed Extract (Sunflower), Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil (Sunflower), Hexapeptide 11, Hexylene Glycol, Hydrastis Canadensis Extract (Golden Seal), Hydrolyzed Rice Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Hydrolyzed Corn Protein, Hydrolyzed Algae Extract, Laureth 7, Lycium Chinense (Goji) Fruit Extract, Maltodextrin, Malva Sylvestris (Mallow) Flower Extract (Mallow), PEG 100 Stearate, PEG 40 Castor Oil, PEG 8 Beeswax, Phospholipids, Polyacrylamide, Polysorbate 60, Polysilicone 15, Punica Granatum Extract, Pyrus Malus Fruit Extract (Apple), Retinyl Acetate (Vitamin A), Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract (Sugar Cane), Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil (Jojoba), Sodium Hyaluronate (Hyaluronic Acid), Stearyl Alcohol, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Trideceth 12, Trimethylsiloxyamodimethicone, Wine Extract, Chlorphenesin, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate

Directions from packaging:

Wet Hair: Use a quarter size amount of product and work through wet or damp hair, blow dry or let dry naturally. Dry Hair: Use a quarter size amount and work through dry hair for texturized and piece-y looks.

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