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DermOrganic Firm Hold Volume Foam (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the DermOrganic Firm Hold Volume Foam (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 12, 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 DermOrganic Firm Hold Volume Foam (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

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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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
OCTINOXATE
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Fair
PCA

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good

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

Robust

Fair
POLYVINYLPOLYPYRROLIDONE
Appeared as: PVP COPOLYMER

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited
DISODIUM COCOYL GLUTAMATE
Appeared as: DISODIUM COCOYL L-GLUTIMATE

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: GRAPE SEED (VITIS VINIFERA) EXTRACT

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

None

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL B5

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None

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, PVP Copolymer, Alkylpolyglucosides, Disodium Cocoyl L-Glutimate, Polysorbate 20, Methyl Gluceth 20, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Extract, Grape Seed (Vitis Vinifera) Extract, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil, Rice Amino Acids, PCA, Panthenol B5, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Glycereth 2 Cocoate, Benzoic Acid, Fragrance

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