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Tigi Men Pure Text Molding Paste (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Tigi Men Pure Text Molding Paste (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 Tigi Men Pure Text Molding Paste (2016 formulation) is 5.

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Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

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
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • 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
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM (FRAGRANCE)

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

Fair
LILIAL
Appeared as: BUTYLPHENYL METHYPROPIONAL

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

Fair

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

Limited
LYRAL
Appeared as: HYDROXYISOHEXYL 3 CYCLOHEXENE CARBOXALDEHYDE

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and OXAZOLIDINE)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

None

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX) (BEESWAX)

Fair
POLYVINYLPOLYPYRROLIDONE
Appeared as: PVP

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

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

Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Appeared as: COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX (CERA CARNAUBA)

Limited

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
PRUNUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS FRUIT EXTRACT (SWEET ALMOND)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL (SUNFLOWER)

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) EXTRACT (SHEA BUTTER)

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C)

Limited

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

Limited
RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) JUICE
Appeared as: RUBUS IDAEUS JUICE (RASPBERRY)

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:

Aqua (Water), VP/Methacrylamide/Vinyl Imidazole Copolymer, Cera Alba (Beeswax) (Beeswax), PVP, Cetearyl Alcohol, C12 15 Alkyl Benzoate, Ceteth 20, Sodium Polyacrylate, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Trideceth 6, Parfum (Fragrance), Butylphenyl Methypropional, Hydroxyisohexyl 3 Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde, Benzyl Salicylate, Citronellol, Hexylcinnamal, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG 100 Stearate, Phenoxyethanol, Aminomethyl Propanol, Stearyl Alcohol, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax (Cera Carnauba), Cetearyl Alcohol, Wheat Amino Acids, Tocopherol, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Fruit Extract (Sweet Almond), Panthenol, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil (Sunflower), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Extract (Shea Butter), Hydroxypropyltrimonium Hydrolyzed Corn Starch, Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C), Octyldodecanol, Rubus Idaeus Juice (Raspberry), Methylisothiazolinone

Directions from packaging:

Work through wet hair for a firm hold or dry hair for a medium hold with a matte finish

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