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Mixed Chicks Leave-in Conditioner (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Mixed Chicks Leave-in Conditioner (2016 formulation) product label collected on November 01, 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 Mixed Chicks Leave-in Conditioner (2016 formulation) is 6.

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Data last updated: November 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • 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
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

• 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)

Fair

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

Limited

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

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)

Limited

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
FD&C YELLOW 5
Appeared as: FD&C YELLOW 5/CI 19620

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

None

None
METHYL GLUCETH-20
Appeared as: METHYLGUCETH-20

Limited

Fair

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

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: SAFFLOWER OIL

Limited
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL
Appeared as: PRIMROSE OIL

None

None
COCOYL HYDROLYZED SILK
Appeared as: CROSILK

Limited
HYDROLYZED COLLAGEN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED COLLAGEN (MARINE)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
FD&C YELLOW 6
Appeared as: FD&C YELLOW 6/CI 19630

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Glycerin, Amodimethicone, Emulsifying Wax, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein/PVP Crosspolymer, Stearalkonium Chloride, Methylguceth-20, Hydroxypropyl Trimonium Chloride, Octyl Methoxycinnamate, Hydroxyethyl Cellulose, Jojoba Oil, Safflower Oil, Primrose Oil, Wheat Amino Acid, Crosilk, Hydrolyzed Collagen (Marine), Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben, FD&C Yellow 5/CI 19620, FD&C Yellow 6/CI 19630, Fragrance (Parfum).

Directions from packaging:

Work a generous portion of MIXED CHICKS through wet hai. leave in. air dry, and style as usual

Warnings from packaging:

in case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately. for external use only, keep out of reach of children

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