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ORS Hair Mayonnaise (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the ORS Hair Mayonnaise (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 ORS Hair Mayonnaise (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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM

• 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

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Fair

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

Good

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

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

Limited

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

None

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

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

Fair
FD&C YELLOW 5
Appeared as: CI 19140

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Limited

Fair

Limited

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: PARAFFINUM LIQUIDIUM

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

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

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

Limited
EGG POWDER
Appeared as: OVUM (EGG POWDER)

Fair
FD&C YELLOW 6
Appeared as: CI 15985

• Use restrictions (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua, Glycerin, Polyquaternium-32, Cetearyl Alcohol, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Dimethicone PEG-7 Cocoate, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Paraffinum Liquidium, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Cetyl Alcohol, Dicetyldimonium Chloride, Hydrolyzed Collagen, Phenyl Trimethicone, Lanolin Oil, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil, Panthenol, Cholesterol, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract, Capsicum Annuum (Paprika) Extract, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, PPG-1 Trideceth-6, Tridecyl Stearate, Neopentyl Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Tridecyl Trimellitate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Dimethicone, Ovum (Egg Powder), Parfum, Benzyl Benzoate, Limonene, Linalool, DMDM Hydantoin, Propylene Glycol, Diazolidinyl Urea, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Cl 15985, Cl 19140

Directions from packaging:

Apply a small amount to hair, comb through for even distribution. Cover hair with plastic cap and let process under a warm dryer for 15 minutes. Rinse and towel dry.

Warnings from packaging:

Avoid contact with eyes and any open/irritated skin. If eye contact occurs, rinse with water. For external use only. If ingested, consult a medical practitioner. Keep out of reach of children.

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