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Biosilk Silver Lights Conditioner (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Biosilk Silver Lights Conditioner (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 02, 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 Biosilk Silver Lights Conditioner (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
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
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)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

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

Fair
OCTINOXATE
Appeared as: OCTYL METHOXYCINNAMATE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Limited

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

None

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

None

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Robust

Limited

Limited

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

Good

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

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLIVE OIL

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

Limited
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM OIL
Appeared as: WHEAT GERM OIL

None

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (ACETAMIDE MEA)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILE EXTRACT

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSEMARY EXTRACT

Limited
URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: NETTLE EXTRACT

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Cetearyl Alcohol, Ceteareth 20, Stearyl Alcohol, Dicetyldimonium Chloride, Lauryl Methyl Gluceth 10 Hydroxypropyl Dimonium Chloride, Mineral Oil, Olive Oil, Jojoba Oil, Wheat Germ Oil, Trimethylsilylamodimethicone, Silk Amino Acids, Acetamide MEA, Panthenol, Hydrolyzed Hair Keratin, Hydrolyzed Glycosaminoglycans, Sorbitol, Tocopherol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Imidazolidinyl Urea, Chamomile Extract, Rosemary Extract, Nettle Extract, Octyl Methoxycinnamate, Fragrance

Directions from packaging:

After shampooing, apply conditioner and work evenly through hair. Leave in for up to 5 minutes. Rinse thoroughly. Use with BioSilk Silver Lights Shampoo.

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