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Nexxus ProMend Split End Treatment Daily Shampoo (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Nexxus ProMend Split End Treatment Daily Shampoo (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 Nexxus ProMend Split End Treatment Daily Shampoo (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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
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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)

Fair

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

Limited
LILIAL
Appeared as: BUTYLPHENYL METHLYPROPRIONAL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good

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

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Limited
JASMINUM OFFICINALE (JASMINE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: JASMINUM OFFICINALE FLOWER EXTRACT (JASMINE)

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

None

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Robust

Limited
GLYCOL DISTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCOL DISTERATE

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

None

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA OIL (COCONUT)

None
KERATIN AMINO ACIDS
Appeared as: KERATIN AMINO ACID

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium Chloride, Glycol Disterate, Polyquaternium 10, Fragrance (Parfum), PEG 6 Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, Cocamide MEA, Disodium EDTA, Hexylcinnamal, Sodium Hydroxide, Butylphenyl Methlyproprional, Limonene, Polyquaternium 28, PVM/MA Copolymer, Methylisothiazolinone, Cocos Nucifera Oil (Coconut), Keratin Amino Acid, Propylene Glycol, Jasminum Officinale Flower Extract (Jasmine), Citric Acid

Directions from packaging:

Stylist Recommendation: Apply shampoo to damp hair. Massage into hair and scalp. Rinse with lukewarm water. Follow with ProMend Split End Binding Conditioner.

Warnings from packaging:

Avoid contact with eyes. Can cause eye irritation. In case of contact, flush throughout with water.

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