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Texture My Way Easy Comb Leave-In Detangling & Softening Creme Therapy (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Texture My Way Easy Comb Leave-In Detangling & Softening Creme Therapy (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 Texture My Way Easy Comb Leave-In Detangling & Softening Creme Therapy (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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Neurotoxicity
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM (FRAGRANCE)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• 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)

Fair
FD&C YELLOW NO. 5 (CI 19140)
Appeared as: YELLOW 5

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Neurotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ANILINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Limited
FD&C RED NO. 40 (CI 16035)
Appeared as: RED 40

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Contamination concerns (MERCURY, 6-METHOXY-M-TOLUIDINE, ANILINE, and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Good
LIMONENE
Appeared as: D-LIMONENE

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

Limited

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

Fair
BENZYL BENZOATE
Appeared as: BENZYL BENZOLATE

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

Fair
METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONE
Appeared as: 5-CHLORO-2-METHYL-4-ISOTHIAZOLIN-3-ONE

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

Fair

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

Limited
DIMETHICONE
Appeared as: DIMETHCIONE

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ACRYLAMIDOPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE/ ACRYLAMIDE COPOLYMER
Appeared as: ACRYLAMIDOPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORDIE/ACRYLAMIDE COPOLYMER

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) FRUIT

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

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

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

AQUA (WATER), PROPYLENE GLYCOL, PPG-1 TRIDECETH-6, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) FRUIT, GLYCERIN, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, OLVEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL, DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED OIL, POLYQUATERNIUM-37, PROPYLENE GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE/DICAPRATE, CETYL ALCOHOL, DIMETHCIONE, PARFUM (FRAGRANCE), d-LIMONENE, LANOLIN OIL, ACRYLAMIDOPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORDIE/ACRYLAMIDE COPOLYMER, STEARALKONIUM CHLORIDE, BENZYL BENZOLATE, LINALOOL, 5-CHLORO-2-METHYL-4-ISOTHIAZOLIN-3-ONE, 2-METHYL-4-ISOTHIAZOLIN-3-ONE, HYDROLYZED QUINOA, YELLOW 5, BLUE 1, RED 40

Directions from packaging:

Apply generously to wet or dry hair. Gently massage into scalp and work through hair from roots to ends. Style as desired. For best results, shampoo with HYDRATE! Moisture intensive softening shampoo, conditoin with TEXTURE CONTROL moisture intensive Dual Conditioner and detangle with EASY COMB leave-in detangling & Softening Creme therapy.

Warnings from packaging:

: Keep out of reach of children. hair burns, always keep hair away from sparks, open flames and excessive heat. Avoid getting into eyes. If contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with water. For external use only.

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