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Bettybeauty BLONDE betty - color kit for the hair down there (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Bettybeauty BLONDE betty - color kit for the hair down there (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 2013 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 Bettybeauty BLONDE betty - color kit for the hair down there (old formulation) is 7.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

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
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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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 (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Fair
LILIAL
Appeared as: BUTYLPHENYL METHLYPROPRIONAL

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (PAHS)

None
CETETH-10 PHOSPHATE
Appeared as: CETHETH-10 PHOSPHATE

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

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

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

Fair

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

Limited
MURASAKI401
Appeared as: VIOLET 2 EXTERNAL

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None

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

None

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

None

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

Fair
THIOCTIC ACID
Appeared as: THIOCTIC (ALPHA LIPOIC) ACID

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited

Limited

Limited

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: MINERAL OIL (PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
PRUNUS SEROTINA (WILD CHERRY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PRUNUS SEROTINA (WILD CHERRY) BARK EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
SAMBUCUS NIGRA (ELDER) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: SAMBUCUS NIGRA (ELDERBERRY) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

None

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

None

Limited

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: RASMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) OIL

Good

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua/Water/Eau, Cetearyl Alcohol, Dicetyl Phosphate, Cetheth-10 Phosphate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Steareth 2, Oleyl Alcohol, PPG 5 Ceteth 20, Cocamide DEA, Mineral Oil (Paraffinum Liquidum), Parfum/Fragrance, Glycerin, Laureth 2, PPG 5 Ceteth 10 Phosphate, Oleth 5 Phosphate, Dioleyl Phosphate, Ethanolamine, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Propylene Glycol, Prunus Serotina (Wild Cherry) Bark Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Extract, Sambucus Nigra (Elderberry) Flower Extract, Symphytum Officinale (Comfrey) Leaf Extract, Juglans Nigra (Black Walnut) Leaf extract, Lawsonia Inermis (Henna) Extract, Benzyl Benzoate, Benzyl Salicylate, Butylphenyl Methlyproprional, Citronellol, Geraniol, Linalool, Violet 2 External, Disperse Violet 1, Acid Violet 43, Basic Blue 99, Basic Brown 16, Hydrogen Peroxide, Ceteareth 20, Cocamidopropylamine Oxide, Simethicone, Tetrasodium EDTA, Phosphoric Acid, Potassium Persulfate, Mineral Oil (Paraffinum Liquidum), Ammonium Persulfate, Acrylates/C10 30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Sodium Metasilicate, Sodium Silicate, Sodium Persulfate, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Petrolatum, Magnesium Stearate, Silica, Polyethylene, Oleth 3, Sodium Magnesium Silicate, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Rasmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Oil, Thioctic (Alpha Lipoic) Acid, Titanium Dioxide, Tribehenin, Calcium Behenate

Directions from packaging:

Use ONLY in designated Safe Zones™ area. Perform preliminary patch test 48 hours prior to coloring. Refer to insert for further questions

Warnings from packaging:

Keep out of reach of children. For external use only This product contains ingredients which may cause skin irritation on certain individuals and a preliminary patch test should first be made according to accompanying directions. This product must not be used for dying eyelashes or eyebrows, to do so may cause blindness

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