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PHYTO Phytokeratine Reparative Serum for Damaged Ends (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the PHYTO Phytokeratine Reparative Serum for Damaged Ends (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 11, 2014 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 PHYTO Phytokeratine Reparative Serum for Damaged Ends (2014 formulation) is 4.

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Data last updated: November 2014

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • 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)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None
WILD PANSY EXTRACT
Appeared as: VIOLA TRICOLOR EXTRACT

None

Limited

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Fair
GOSSYPIUM HERBACEUM (COTTON) SEED OIL
Appeared as: GOSSYPIUM HERBACEIUM (COTTON) SEED OIL

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: POMEGRANATE EXTRACT

Limited

None
ASTROCARYUM MURUMURU SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: ASTROCARYUM MURUMURU (PALM TREE) SEED BUTTER

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

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

Limited

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

None

Limited

Limited

None

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Viola Tricolor Extract, Orbignya Speciosa Kernel Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Water/Aqua/Eau, Gossypium Herbaceium (Cotton) Seed Oil, Isodecyl Neopentanoate, Polyquaternium 37, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Glycerin, Punica Granatum: Pomegranate Extract, Fragrance (Parfum), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Astrocaryum Murumuru (Palm Tree) Seed Butter, Hydrolyzed Sericin, Hydrolyzed Corn Protein, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid, Butylene Glycol, Pentylene Glycol, Hydroxypropyltrimonium Honey, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Atelocollagen, Potassium Sorbate, Chitosan, Tocopherol, Sphingolipids, Cyclodextrin, Dextrin, Chlorphenesin, Methylisothiazolinone, Phenoxyethanol

Directions from packaging:

On clean towel-dried hair, apply a drop of serum to the ends. Smooth hair, focusing on the ends. Do not rinse. Style as usual.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only.

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