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Simply Smooth Touch Of Keratin At Home Smoothing Treatment (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Simply Smooth Touch Of Keratin At Home Smoothing Treatment (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 Simply Smooth Touch Of Keratin At Home Smoothing Treatment (2016 formulation) is 5.

Data last updated: July 2016

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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• 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)

Fair

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

Limited

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

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
MURASAKI401
Appeared as: EXT D&C VIOLET 2 (CI 60730)

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
SODIUM POLYSTYRENE SULFONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM POLYSTERENE SULFONATE

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

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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, Hydrolyzed Collagen, Sodium Polysterene Sulfonate, Hydrolyzed Keratin, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Amodimethicone, Polyquaternium 4, Trideceth 12, PEG 8 Dimethicone, PPG 1 PEG 9 Lauryl Glycol Ether, Cetrimonium Chloride, Phenoxyethanol, Methylisothiazolinone, Fragrance, Ext D&C Violet 2 (CI 60730)

Directions from packaging:

Shampoo hair DO NOT condition. Spray Xtend Touch of Keratin and comb blend. Use enough to moisten hair from scalp to ends with out over saturating. Blow-dry the hair 100%. Proceed to finish hair with a flat iron on 400°. If hair is damaged or over processed reduce the temperature of the iron to 375°. Allow hair to set twenty four hours without shampooing. Maintain with Simply Smooth Xtend Keratin Replenishing home care products for best results.

Warnings from packaging:

Use only as directed. Avoid contact with eyes. If contact occurs, rinse with water. For external use only. Keep out of reach of children.

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