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John Frieda Frizz Ease KeraForce Intense Hold Hairspray (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the John Frieda Frizz Ease KeraForce Intense Hold Hairspray (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 John Frieda Frizz Ease KeraForce Intense Hold Hairspray (2016 formulation) is 4.

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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 LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
OCTINOXATE
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYL 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
SD ALCOHOL 1
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and OXAZOLIDINE)

None

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
HYDROFLUOROCARBON 152A
Appeared as: HYDROFLUROCARBON 152A

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None
OCTYLACRYLAMIDE/ ACRYLATES/ BUTYLAMINOETHYL/ METHACRYLATE COPOLYMER
Appeared as: OCTYLACRYLAMIDE/ACRYLATES/BUTYLAMINOETHYL METHACRYLATE COPLOYMER

Fair

Robust

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Alcohol Denat., Hydroflurocarbon 152a, Octylacrylamide/Acrylates/Butylaminoethyl Methacrylate Coploymer, Aminomethyl Propanol, Triethyl Citrate, PEG/PPG-20/15 Dimethicone, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Water, Quaternium-52, Hydrolyzed Keratin

Directions from packaging:

Hold can 10 - 12 inches (20 - 25 cm) from dry hair and spray evenly throughout to finish and hold your style. Shake well before use.

Warnings from packaging:

Extremely flammable. Avoid fire, flame or smoking during use and until hair is fully dried. Avoid spraying in eyes. If contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with water. Contents under pressure. Do not puncture or incinerate. Do not store at temperatures above 120°F. Keep out of reach of children. Use only as directed. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the contents can be harmful or fatal. For external use only.WARNING: This product contains a chemical known in the State of California to cause cancer and/or birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to: www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/.

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