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Samy Fat Hair 0 Calories Root Lifter Spray (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Samy Fat Hair 0 Calories Root Lifter Spray (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 04, 2016 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 Samy Fat Hair 0 Calories Root Lifter Spray (2016 formulation) is 7.

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Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

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
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

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 (low)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

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

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

Limited

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

None

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Limited

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

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

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

None
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT (ROSEMARY)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Robust

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT (OAT)

• Use restrictions (low)

None
EQUISETUM HIEMALE EXTRACT
Appeared as: EQUISETUM HYEMALE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACT

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

None

None

Fair

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

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

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

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

Fair
LAWSONIA INERMIS (HENNA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAWSONIA INERMIS EXTRACT (HENNA)

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

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OII (SAFFLOWER)

Limited
HEDYCHIUM CORONARIUM (AWAPUHI OR WHITE GINGER)
Appeared as: HEDYCHIUM CORONARIUM ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), VP VA Copolymer, Methacryloyl Ethyl Betaine Acrylates Copolymer, Propylene Glycol, Bisamino PEG/PPG 41/3 Aminoethyl PG Propyl Dimethicone, Panthenol, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract (Oat), Equisetum Hyemale (Horsetail) Extract, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Starch, PPG 12 Dimethicone, Triethyl Citrate, PPG 5 Ceteth 20, Linoleamidopropyl PG Dimonium Chloride Phosphate, Polysorbate 20, Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Extract, Algae (Seaweed) Extract, Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Extract (Jojoba), Anthemis Nobilis (Roman Chamomile) Flower Extract, Lawsonia Inermis Extract (Henna), Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract (Rosemary), Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed OiI (Safflower), Hedychium Coronarium Root Extract, Butylene Glycol, Diazolidinyl Urea, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Fragrance (Parfum), Citronellol, Limonene, Butylphenyl Methlyproprional, Benzyl Salicylate, Amyl Cinnamal, Linalool, Hexyl Cinnamal

Directions from packaging:

Spray onto damp hair, concentrating on roots. Blow dry and style as usual. For great body and lift, blow dry hair upside down. For best results, follow with fat hair hairspray.

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