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L'Oreal Paris 7W Warmer Dark Golden Blonde Color Creme Gloss Natural Match (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the L'Oreal Paris 7W Warmer Dark Golden Blonde Color Creme Gloss Natural Match (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 L'Oreal Paris 7W Warmer Dark Golden Blonde Color Creme Gloss Natural Match (old formulation) is 7.

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

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

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

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

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

Good

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

Fair

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

Fair
M-AMINOPHENOL
Appeared as: M-AMINOPHENOL F.I.L#D10057/1

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

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

None

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

Limited

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

Good

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

None

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

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)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair
SODIUM METASILICATE
Appeared as: SODIUM METASILICTE

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: CL77491/IRON OXIDES

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
PENTASODIUM DTPA
Appeared as: PENTA-SODIUM PENTETATE

Fair

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: CL77891/TITANIUM DIOXIDE

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER

Limited

Limited
PENTASODIUM DTPA
Appeared as: PENTASODIUM PENTETATE

None

Good
TETRASODIUM PYROPHOSPHATE
Appeared as: TETRASODIUM PYROPHOSPHATE F.I.L#D56/21

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS ARMENIACA KERNEL OIL/APRICOT KERNEL OIL

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS OIL/JOJOBA SEED OIL

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM SEED OIL F.I.L#D29420/1

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/ WATER

Limited

Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
Appeared as: CANDELILLA CERA/CANDELILLA WAX/CIRE DE CANDELILLA

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

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

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: PARAFFINUM LIQUIDM/MINERAL OIL/HUILE MINERALE

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

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

No Ammonia Color CrèMe Gloss: Aqua/Water, Cetearyl Alcohol, Propylene Glycol, Deceth-3, Laureth-12, Ethanolamine, Oleth-30, Lauric Acid, Polyquaternium-6, Glycol Distearate, Sodium Metasilicte, Hexadimethrine Chloride, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Parfume/Fragrance, Penta-Sodium Pentetate, Sodium Sulfite, Carbomer, Toluene-2,5-Diamine, Resorcinol, Ascorbic Acid, Mica, Cl77891/Titanium Dioxide, P-Aminophenol, 2-Methylresorcinol, 6-Hydroxyindole, 4-Amino 2-Hydroxytoluene, Cl77491/Iron Oxides, M-Aminophenol F.I.L#D10057/1. Color-Enhancing Developer Creme: Aqua/Water, Hydrogen Peroxide, Cetearyl Alcohol, Trideceth-2 Carboxamide Mea, Ceteareth-30, Glycerin, Pentasodium Pentetate, Sodium Stannate, Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate F.I.L#D56/21. Nutri-Gloss Infuser: Prunus Armeniaca Kernel Oil/Apricot Kernel Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis Oil/Jojoba Seed Oil, Punica Granatum Seed Oil F.I.L#D29420/1. Gentle Hydra-Gloss Conditioner: Aqua/ Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, Cetearyl Alcohol, Candelilla Cera/Candelilla Wax/Cire De Candelilla, Cetylesters, Dimethiconol, Parfum/Fragrance, Phenoxyethanol, Polyquaternium-37, Peg-150/Stearyl Alcohol/Smdi Copolymer, Paraffinum Liquidm/Mineral Oil/Huile Minerale, Methylparaben, Peg-150 Distearate, Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate, Ppg-1 Trideceth-6, Chlorhexidine Dihydrochloride, Aloe Barbadensis/Aloe Barbadnsis Leaf Juice, Propylene Glycol, Camellia Sinensis/Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract F.I.L#D29274/2.

Directions from packaging:

Important: Follow The Usage Advisory. Read and Follow The Insert. Store Between 50 F and 80 F. Hair Color Can Cause An Allergic Reaction.

Warnings from packaging:

Usage Advisory-Safety Warning Important: Hair Color Can Cause An Allergic Reaction Which, In Certain Rare Cases, Can Be Severe. Therefore, You Must Follow These Precautions: Do Not Use If: You Have Already Had A Reaction to Hair Color Product. You Have A Sensitive, Itchy Or Damaged Scalp. If You Have A Tattoo, The Risk of Allergic Reactions May Be Increased. Perform A Skin Allergy Test 48 Hours Before Each Use of This Product (See Insert). Remember to Buy Your Product 2 Days Ahead of Time. Avoid Contact of This Product With Eyes and Skin. If Product Gets Into Eyes, Rinse Immediately. Wear Gloves Provided In Kit. Thoroughly Rinse Hair After Application. Do Not Use Over Compound Henna Or Progressive Color. Keep Product Out of The Reach of Children. Do Not Apply On Children. Caution: This Product Contains Ingredients Which May Cause Skin Irritation On Certain Individuals and A Preliminary Test According to Accompanying Directions Should First Be Made. This Product Must Not Be Used For Dyeing The Eyelashes Or Eyebrows; to Do So May Cause Blindness.

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