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Nick Chavez Beverly Hills Advanced Volume Shampoo (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Nick Chavez Beverly Hills Advanced Volume Shampoo (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 Nick Chavez Beverly Hills Advanced Volume Shampoo (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 HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Fair

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

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 (moderate)

Fair

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

Good

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

Fair

• 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)

Fair
SULISOBENZONE
Appeared as: BENZOPHENONE-4

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

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair
FD&C BLUE 1
Appeared as: BLUE 1 (CI 42090)

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
MURASAKI401
Appeared as: EXT VIOLET 2 (CI 60730)

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ACID RED 33
Appeared as: RED 33 (CI 17200)

• Use restrictions (high)

Robust

Limited

None

Limited

None

Fair
BETA VULGARIS (COMMON BEET) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: BETA VULGARIS (BEET) ROOT EXTRACT

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUTERPE OLERACEA FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair
GINKGO BILOBA
Appeared as: GINKGO BILOBA LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

None

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

Limited
LAMINARIA DIGITATA (HORSETAIL KELP) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAMINARIA DIGITATA EXTRACT

None

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
PELVETIA CANALICULATA (CHANNELLED WRACK) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PELVETIA CANALICULATA EXTRACT

None

None

Limited
QUILLAJA SAPONARIA (SOAPBARK) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: QUILLAJA SAPONARIA BARK EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

Fair

Robust

Limited
SWERTIA JAPONICA (SEMBURI) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SWERTIA JAPONICA EXTRACT

Limited

• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

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 (Aqua), Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate, Cocamide DEA, 3-Aminopropane Sulfonic Acid, Adiantum Pedatum Extract, Alcohol, Algae Extract, Anacyclus Pyrethrum Root Extract, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Benzalkonium Chloride, Benzophenone-4, Beta Vulgaris (Beet) Root Extract, Biotin, Cetyl Triethylmonium Dimethicone PEG-8 Succinate, Citric Acid, Dimethicone PEG-8 Meadowfoamate, Disodium EDTA, Ethyl Nicotinate, Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Flower Extract, Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract, Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract, Glycol Distearate, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Extract, Hedychium Coronarium Root Extract, Hyaluronic Acid, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein PG-Propyl Silanetriol, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Hydrolyzed Keratin, Juglans Nigra (Black Walnut) Shell Extract, Keratin, Laminaria Digitata Extract, Methyl Gluceth-10, Niacin, Panthenol, Pelvetia Canaliculata Extract, Phytantriol, Polyquaternium-7, Polyquaternium-24, Propylene Glycol, Quaternium-75, Quillaja Saponaria Bark Extract, Retinyl Palmitate, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract, Sodium PCA, Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate, Sodium Chloride, Steareth-4, Swertia Japonica Extract, Tocopheryl Nicotinate, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract, Wheat Amino Acids, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Fragrance (Parfum), Blue 1 (CI 42090), Red 33 (CI 17200), Ext. Violet 2 (CI 60730).

Directions from packaging:

Wet hair thoroughly with warm water. Apply a small amount of shampoo on hand and massage into root area of hair. Rinse with cool water.

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