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Infusium 23 Leave-In Treatment 3 Moisture Replenisher (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Infusium 23 Leave-In Treatment 3 Moisture Replenisher (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 11, 2014 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 Infusium 23 Leave-In Treatment 3 Moisture Replenisher (2014 formulation) is 5.

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Data last updated: November 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • 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

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

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (ACETAMIDE MEA)

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• 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)

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

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

Fair

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

Limited
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL METHYL ETHER
Appeared as: PPG 2 METHYL ETHER

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

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

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair
ARGININE HYDROCHLORIDE
Appeared as: ARGININE (L ARGININE HYDROCHLORIDE)

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited

None

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Amodimethicone, PEG 40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Panthenol, Polyquaternium 11, PPG 2 Methyl Ether, Acetamide MEA, Citric Acid, Cetrimonium Chloride, PEG/PPG 18/18 Dimethicone, Betaine (Sugar Beet), Glycerin, Sorbitol, Serine, Glycine, Glutamic Acid, Arginine (L Arginine Hydrochloride), Threonine, Lysine, Alanine, PEG 8/SMDI Copolymer, Proline, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Behenic Acid, Palmitoyl Myristyl Serinate, Oleic Acid, Palmitic Acid, Linoleic Acid, Stearic Acid, Arachidic Acid, PEG 8, Trideceth 12, Polysorbate 80, Fragrance, Amino Methyl Propanol, Sodium PCA, Methylparaben, DMDM Hydantoin, Disodium EDTA

Directions from packaging:

Therapy: Massage gently into clean wet hair or dry. Comb through to ends to infuse hair completely. Do not rinse. Style as usual. Can be used throughout the day. For best results, use in combination with Infusium 23 Moisture Replenisher Shampoo and Conditioner.

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