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L'Anza Healing Style Mega Gel (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the L'Anza Healing Style Mega Gel (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 03, 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 L'Anza Healing Style Mega Gel (2016 formulation) is 6.

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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• 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
LILIAL
Appeared as: BUTYLPHENYL METHLYPROPRIONAL

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

None
CI 42090 (FD&C BLUE NO. 1 OR D&C BLUE NO. 4) ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090) (CI 42090)

• 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))

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair
METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONE
Appeared as: METHYCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONE

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Good

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

None

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)

Fair

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

Robust

None
ALKYL ACRYLATES CROSSPOLYMER
Appeared as: ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER

None

Limited
BERTHOLLETIA EXCELSA (BRAZILNUT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: BERTHOLLETIA EXCELSA (BRAZIL NUT) SEED OIL (BRAZILIAN NUT)

None
CEREUS GRANDIFLORUS (CACTUS) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CEREUS GRANDIFLORUS (CACTUS) FLOWER EXTRACT (CACTUS)

None
DIMETHICONE COPOLYOL MEADOWFOAMATE
Appeared as: DIMETHICONAL MEADOWFOAMATE

Limited

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

None

None

Limited
SODIUM BENZOTRIAZOLYL BUTYLPHENOL SULFONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM BENZOTRIAZOLE BUTYLPHENOL SULFONATE

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None
TRIS(TETRAMETHYLHYDROXYPIPERIDINOL) CITRATE
Appeared as: TRIS CITRATE (TETRAMETHYLHYDROXYPIPERIDINOL)

Limited
D&C RED NO. 33 (CI 17200)
Appeared as: RED 33 (CI 17200) (CI 17200)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE)

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Triethanolamine, Acrylates Hydroxyesters Acrylates Copolymer, Acrylamide Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Acrylic Acid Copolymer, Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Keratin Amino Acids, Bertholletia Excelsa (Brazil Nut) Seed Oil (Brazilian Nut), Acacia Farnesiana Gum, Cereus Grandiflorus (Cactus) Flower Extract (Cactus), Dimethiconal Meadowfoamate, Sodium PCA, Magnesium PCA, Zinc PCA, Manganese PCA, Trimethylsiloxyamodimethicone, PEG 12 Dimethicone, Tetrasodium EDTA, Methychloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Sodium Benzotriazole Butylphenol Sulfonate, Buteth 3, Tris Citrate (Tetramethylhydroxypiperidinol), Fragrance (Parfum), Alpha Isomethyl Ionone, Benzyl Salicylate, Butylphenyl Methlyproprional, Citronellol, Coumarin, Geraniol, Linalool, Red 33 (CI 17200) (CI 17200), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090) (CI 42090)

Directions from packaging:

Apply to damp or dry hair. Style as desired.

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