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Motions Heat Styled Straight Finish Cleanser (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Motions Heat Styled Straight Finish Cleanser (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 Motions Heat Styled Straight Finish Cleanser (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

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
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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)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair
LILIAL
Appeared as: BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (PAHS)

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• 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)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERINE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA

None

Fair

Fair

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

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

Limited
DODECANOL
Appeared as: LAURYL ALCOHOL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited
TALLOW FATTY ACID
Appeared as: TALLOW ACID

Fair

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

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

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 (Aqua, Eau), Petrolatum, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Sodium Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate, Lauric Acid, Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Glycerine, Polybutane, Sodium Lauroyl Isethionate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Hydrolyzed Keratin, Cocamide MEA, Lauryl Alcohol, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Isostearic Acid, PEG-14M, Propylene Glycol, Sodium Laurate, Sodium Isethionate, Stearic Acid, Tallow Acid or Palmitic Acid, Etidronic Acid, Tetrasodium EDTA, Fragrance (Parfum), Citric Acid, DMDM Hydantoin, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Methylisothiazolinone, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Hexyl Cinnamal, Limonene, Linalool, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891)

Directions from packaging:

Wet hair thoroughly. Massage cleanser into hair to create a generous lather. Rinse hair thoroughly and repeat if needed. For best results, follow with Motions Straight Finish Leave-In Conditioner.

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