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Bosley BosRevive Volumizing Conditioner for Color-Treated Hair (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Bosley BosRevive Volumizing Conditioner for Color-Treated Hair (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 Bosley BosRevive Volumizing Conditioner for Color-Treated Hair (old formulation) is 6.

Data last updated: July 2013

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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • 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

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair
FD&C YELLOW 5
Appeared as: YELLOW 5 (CI 19140)

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

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

• Use restrictions (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Limited

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

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

Fair

Limited

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWER/LEAF STEM EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

None

None

Fair

Limited

None

Fair

Limited

Limited

None

Fair

None

Limited

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

None

Fair

Limited

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

Limited

Fair

Fair

None

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None

None

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

None
SACCHAROMYCES/ SILICON FERMENT
Appeared as: SACCHAROMYCES/SILICONE FERMENT

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water/Aqua/EAU, Stearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetrimonium Bromide, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Propanediol, Polysorbate 80, Dimethicone, Phenoxyethanol, Menthol, Panthenol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil, Serenoa Serrulata Fruit Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower/Leaf Stem Extract, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract, Plankton Extract, Myristoyl Pentapeptide-17, Biotin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Fragrance (Parfum), Hydroxypropyltrimonium Honey, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Polyquaternium-55, Amodimethicone,Polyquaternium-11, Phospholipids, PEG-2M, Glycerin, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein PG-Propyl Silanetriol, Trideceth-12, Hexyl Cinnamal, Citric Acid, Soy Amino Acids, Superoxide Dismutase, Sodium PCA, Cetrimonium Chloride, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Polyamide-2, Methylisothiazolinone, Folic Acid, Niacin, Saccharomyces Ferment Lysate Filtrate, Ubiquinone, Saccharomyces/Magnesium Ferment, Saccharomyces/Iron Ferment, Saccharomyces/Copper Ferment, Saccharomyces/Silicone Ferment, Saccharomyces/Zinc Ferment, Yellow 5 (CI 19140), Red 4 (CI 14700), Red 33 (CI 17200).

Directions from packaging:

After shampooing, apply to wet clean hair, distribute evenly, leave up to five minutes and rinse.

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