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Sebastian Volupt Volume Boosting Shampoo (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Sebastian Volupt Volume Boosting Shampoo (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 Sebastian Volupt Volume Boosting Shampoo (2016 formulation) is 4.

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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

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN OIL
Appeared as: ORYZA SATIVA BRAN OIL

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

Robust

Limited

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

Robust

Fair

Limited

None

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

Limited

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

None
CEREUS GRANDIFLORUS (CACTUS) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CEREUS GRANDIFLORUS FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
BAMBUSA VULGARIS (BAMBOO) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BAMBUSA VULGARIS LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

Limited

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

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, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Ammonium Lauryl Sulfate, Citric Acid, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Xylenesulfonate, Fragrance, Cocamide MEA, Polyethylene, Trihydroxystearin, Sodium Benzoate, Polyquaternium-10, Hydrated Silica, DMDM Hydantoin, Disodium EDTA, Cereus Grandiflorus Flower Extract, Bambusa Vulgaris Leaf/Stem Extract, Hydrolyzed Silk, Simmondsia chinensis Seed Oil, Oryza Sativa Bran Oil, Myristyl Alcohol, Allantoin

Directions from packaging:

Apply to wet hair. Massage to activate the rich lather. Rinse. Follow with conditioner.

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