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Dep Sport Texturizing Gel, Ultimate Hold, Level 11 (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Dep Sport Texturizing Gel, Ultimate Hold, Level 11 (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 Dep Sport Texturizing Gel, Ultimate Hold, Level 11 (2014 formulation) is 7.

Data last updated: November 2014

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
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • 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)

Limited

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

Limited
AMYLCINNAMALDEHYDE
Appeared as: AMYL CINNAMAL

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

Limited
LYRAL
Appeared as: HYDROXYISOHEXYL

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

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

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

None

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

Fair
SULISOBENZONE
Appeared as: BENZOPHENONE 4

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
ACID YELLOW 3
Appeared as: CI 47005 (YELLOW 10) (YELLOW 10)

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited
ACID RED 33
Appeared as: D&C RED 33 (CI 17200) (RED 33)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Fair
POLYVINYLPOLYPYRROLIDONE
Appeared as: PVP

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Fair

Fair
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: GINSENG (PANAX GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT

None
KERATIN AMINO ACIDS
Appeared as: KERATIN AMINO ACID

Limited
HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL
Appeared as: HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL (PEG-40)

Robust

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, PVP, Sorbitol, Carbomer, Ginseng (Panax Ginseng) Root Extract, Keratin Amino Acid, Propylene Glycol, Hydrogenated Castor Oil (PEG-40), PPG 5 Ceteth 20, PEG 75 Lanolin, Sodium Chloride, Disodium EDTA, Benzophenone 4, DMDM Hydantoin, Methylparaben, Parfum (Fragrance), Amyl Cinnamal, Limonene, Hydroxyisohexyl, 3 Cyclohexene Cabroxaldehyde, Hexylcinnamal, Linalool, CI 47005 (Yellow 10) (Yellow 10), D&C Red 33 (CI 17200) (Red 33)

Directions from packaging:

Apply to damp or dry hair, style as desired.

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